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Related / Similar Words: cocktail dress, case

 

Definition:
  • a dress suitable for formal occasions;
  • a protective covering for a knife or sword;
  • an enveloping structure or covering enclosing an animal or plant organ or part;

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    Hyponyms: aglet, aiglet, fingerstall, cot, holster, scabbard, theca, lorica, medullary sheath, myelin sheath, neurolemma, neurilemma, husk

     

    Derivational Morphology: encase, incase, case

     

    Language Translations:
    Chinese: 刀鞘   Dutch: schede  
    Finnish: tuppi   French: fourreau  
    German: Scheide   Greek: θηκάρι  
    Italian: fodero   Japanese:  
    Korean: 칼집   Latin: vagina  
    Polish: pochwa   Portuguese: bainha  
    Russian: ножны   Spanish: vaina  
    Swedish: balja  
     
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