scabbard


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scabbard

[′skab·ərd]
(ordnance)
A sheath with an open top; it is usually made of leather or canvas and is designed to protect edged weapons, rifles, carbines, and submachine guns from the elements and rough usage.
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He drew his sword entirely from the scabbard, and followed him, crying, "Turn, turn, Master Joker, lest I strike you behind
Hence, it resulted when D'Artagnan proceeded to draw his sword in earnest, he found himself purely and simply armed with a stump of a sword about eight or ten inches in length, which the host had carefully placed in the scabbard.
He stayed his hand on the silver hilt of his sword, and thrust it back into the scabbard as Minerva bade him.
The second sword I withdrew noiselessly, but the third clanked in its scabbard with a frightful din.
in good time, though, to his great delight, the three salt-sea warriors would rise and depart; to his credulous, fable-mongering ears, all their martial bones jingling in them at every step, like Moorish scimetars in scabbards.
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The Exodus Inside Scabbard is designed to be a deep concealing IWB holster.
Approximately 17 inches long, 2 1/2 inches wide, 3/8" thick, each kukri comes with original scabbard and will be shipped uncleaned and each may have small defects in the wood grip.
After more than seven years of service, hard use and perhaps some abuse, the leather scabbard on my Ka-Bar model 1221 knife literally fell apart.
They also have hob-nailed sandals and a sword and scabbard.