sheaves

sheaves
ʃɪːf n. bundle of grain bound together after harvesting; bundle, collection v. bind into a sheaf, make into a sheaf ʃɪːv n. wheel with a grooved rim

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  • sheaves — [ʃi:vz] n the plural of ↑sheaf …   Dictionary of contemporary English

  • sheaves — the plural of sheaf …   Usage of the words and phrases in modern English

  • sheaves — sheaves1 [shēvz] n. pl. of SHEAF sheaves2 [shēvz, shivz] n. pl. of SHEAVE1 …   English World dictionary

  • SHEAVES — pl. of SHEAF. * * * plural of sheaf or of sheave present third singular of sheave * * * sheaves1 /sheevz/, n. pl. of sheaf. sheaves2 /shivz, sheevz/, n. pl. of sheave2 …   Useful english dictionary

  • Sheaves — Sheaf Sheaf, n.; pl. {Sheaves}. [OE. sheef, shef, schef, AS. sce[ a]f; akin to D. schoof, OHG. scoub, G. schaub, Icel. skauf a fox s brush, and E. shove. See {Shove}.] 1. A quantity of the stalks and ears of wheat, rye, or other grain, bound… …   The Collaborative International Dictionary of English

  • sheaves — [[t]ʃi͟ːvz[/t]] Sheaves is the plural of sheaf …   English dictionary

  • sheaves — I [[t]ʃivz[/t]] n. agr. pl. of sheaf II sheaves [[t]ʃɪvz, ʃivz[/t]] n. pl. of sheave II …   From formal English to slang

  • Sheaves Cove, Newfoundland and Labrador — Sheaves Cove is a small Port au Port Peninsula community along the shore of St. Georges Bay. There is a small tourist alcove just off the highway where views of the waterfalls and the ocean are visited often.ee also*List of communities in… …   Wikipedia

  • sheaves — sheaves1 /sheevz/, n. pl. of sheaf. sheaves2 /shivz, sheevz/, n. pl. of sheave2. * * * …   Universalium

  • sheaves — plural form of sheaf …   English new terms dictionary

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