Words nearby sheaves
Definition for sheaves (2 of 5)
Definition for sheaves (3 of 5)
noun, plural sheaves.
verb (used with object)
Origin of sheaf
OTHER WORDS FROM sheafsheaf·like, adjective
Definition for sheaves (4 of 5)
verb (used with object), sheaved, sheav·ing.
Origin of sheave1
Definition for sheaves (5 of 5)
Origin of sheave2
Examples from the Web for sheaves
If they have the misfortune to live long enough they are tormented with a desire to burn their sheaves.The Devil's Dictionary|Ambrose Bierce
Blocks are flattish oval pieces of wood, with sheaves in them, for all the running ropes to run in.The Sailor's Word-Book|William Henry Smyth
How the tillage and culture of New England or Ohio would crown those swells of land with sheaves of grain!The Boys of '61|Charles Carleton Coffin.
She turned and pointed to a row of sheaves which were still lying prone.A Prairie Courtship|Harold Bindloss
The sun has become like a roaring lion, and we wrestle with the sheaves as though we had him by the beard.Adventures While Preaching the Gospel of Beauty|Nicholas Vachel Lindsay