Definitions for scabbardˈskæb ərd

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Random House Webster's College Dictionary

scab•bardˈskæb ərd(n.)

  1. a sheath for a sword or the like.

  2. (v.t.)to put into a scabbard; sheathe.

Origin of scabbard:

1250–1300; ME scalburde, scauberge蠐 dissimilated var. of OHG *skārberga sword-protection.

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


  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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a case in which the blade of a sword is kept.

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