sheaf

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sheaf englannista suomeksi

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  1. Substantiivi

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  4. Verbi

sheaf englanniksi

  1. A quantity of the stalks and ears of wheat, rye, or other grain, bound together; a bundle of grain or straw.

  2. (syn)

  3. (RQ:Shakespeare Titus)

  4. (RQ:Dryden Georgics)

  5. Any collection of things bound together.

  6. (ux)

  7. (quote-book)| title=(w)| passage=Together the two men march up the aisle and mount the dais, and while Muspole shakes hands with the chairman and his lady, the major draws a sheaf of notes from a briefcase and lays them on the table.

  8. A bundle of arrows sufficient to fill a quiver, or the allowance of each archer.

  9. (quote-book)|chapter=|title=Palamon and Arcite| year=1700| passage=The sheaf of arrows shook, and rattled in the case.

  10. A quantity of arrows, usually twenty-four.

  11. 1786, Francis Grose, ''A Treatise on Ancient Armour and Weapons'', page 34:

  12. Arrows were anciently made of reeds, afterwards of cornel wood, and occasionally of every species of wood: but according to Roger Ascham, ash was best; arrows were reckoned by sheaves, a sheaf consisted of twenty-four arrows.
  13. A sheave.

  14. An abstract construct in topology that associates data to the open sets of a topological space, together with well-defined restrictions from larger to smaller open sets, subject to the condition that compatible data on overlapping open sets corresponds, via the restrictions, to a unique datum on the union of the open sets.

  15. To gather and bind into a sheaf; to make into sheaves

  16. To collect and bind cut grain, or the like; to make sheaves.

  17. (RQ:Shakespeare As You Like It)