I learned from those articles, lessons about rhythm and pacing and when to stick the dagger in and when to sheath it.
But Victoria Beckham likes a sheath so perfectly fitted that you might as well brace yourself for a diet based solely on refusal.
There she is on the cover of Vogue in a sleeveless crimson Jason Wu sheath dress.
The sheath surrounding the nerves acts as an electrical insulator, increasing neural speed by 100-fold.
I took off the sheath, the holster, so to speak, of the taser and I loaded the taser.
Slowly he drew his short-bladed, heavy gladius from its sheath.
And drawing his knife from its sheath, he flung it down at my feet.
You draw your sword to give me a wound through our young friend, and then sheath it before I can return on you.
sheath your swords, comrades; after all, it is no affair of ours.
Hence, when the sheath alone is examined, the number of the compartments appears only six.
Old English sceað, scæð, from Proto-Germanic *skaithiz (cf. Old Saxon scethia, Old Norse skeiðir (plural), Old Frisian skethe, Middle Dutch schede, Dutch schede, Old High German skaida, German scheide "a sheath, scabbard"), according to OED, possibly from root *skei- "divide, split" (see shed (v.)) on notion of a split stick with the sword blade inserted. Meaning "condom" is recorded from 1861; sense of "close-fitting dress or skirt" is attested from 1904.
n. pl. sheaths (shēðz, shēths)
An enveloping tubular structure, such as the tissue that encloses a muscle or nerve fiber.