Definitions for scabbardˈskæb ərd

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Princeton's WordNet

  1. scabbard(noun)

    a sheath for a sword or dagger or bayonet


  1. scabbard(Noun)

    The sheath of a sword.

  2. Origin: From escalberc, of origin. See also hauberk

Webster Dictionary

  1. Scabbard(noun)

    the case in which the blade of a sword, dagger, etc., is kept; a sheath

  2. Scabbard(verb)

    to put in a scabbard

  3. Origin: [OE. scaubert, scauberk, OF. escaubers, escauberz, pl., scabbards, probably of German or Scan. origin; cf. Icel. sklpr scabbard, and G. bergen to conceal. Cf. Hauberk.]


  1. Scabbard

    A scabbard is a sheath for holding a sword, knife, or other large blade. Scabbards have been made of many materials over the millennia, including leather, wood, and metals such as brass or steel.

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