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 for sheathed
From The Collaborative International Dictionary of English v.0.48 :

  Sheathe \Sheathe\, v. t. [imp. & p. p. Sheathed; p. pr. & vb.
     n. Sheating.] [Written also sheath.]
     1. To put into a sheath, case, or scabbard; to inclose or
        cover with, or as with, a sheath or case.
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              The leopard . . . keeps the claws of his fore feet
              turned up from the ground, and sheathed in the skin
              of his toes.                          --Grew.
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              'T is in my breast she sheathes her dagger now.
                                                    --Dryden.
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     2. To fit or furnish, as with a sheath. --Shak.
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     3. To case or cover with something which protects, as thin
        boards, sheets of metal, and the like; as, to sheathe a
        ship with copper.
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     4. To obtund or blunt, as acrimonious substances, or sharp
        particles. [R.] --Arbuthnot.
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     To sheathe the sword, to make peace.
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From The Collaborative International Dictionary of English v.0.48 :

  Sheathed \Sheathed\, a.
     1. Povided with, or inclosed in, sheath.
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     2. (Bot.) Invested by a sheath, or cylindrical membranaceous
        tube, which is the base of the leaf, as the stalk or culm
        in grasses; vaginate.
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From WordNet (r) 3.0 (2006) :

  sheathed
      adj 1: enclosed in a protective covering; sometimes used in
             combination; "his sheathed sword"; "the cat's sheathed
             claws"; "a ship's bottom sheathed in copper"; "copper-
             sheathed" [ant: bare, unsheathed]

From Moby Thesaurus II by Grady Ward, 1.0 :

  43 Moby Thesaurus words for "sheathed":
     armored, cased, ceiled, cloaked, clouded, coated, coped, covered,
     covert, cowled, curtained, eclipsed, encapsulated, encapsuled,
     encased, enveloped, enwrapped, filmed, floored, hooded, housed,
     loricate, loricated, mantled, masked, muffled, obscured, occulted,
     packaged, paved, roofed-in, screened, scummed, shelled, shielded,
     shrouded, swathed, tented, under cover, veiled, walled, walled-in,
     wrapped
  
  

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