ensheathe

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English[edit]

Etymology[edit]

en- +‎ sheathe

Pronunciation[edit]

Verb[edit]

ensheathe ‎(third-person singular simple present ensheathes, present participle ensheathing, simple past and past participle ensheathed)

  1. (transitive) To cover with or as if with a sheath.
    • Edward Hughes
      Each filament of combustible pulp is ensheathed in an isolating tube, and these tubes are then bound into cable-like trunks.