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From: DICT.TW English-Chinese Dictionary 英漢字典


From: Webster's Revised Unabridged Dictionary (1913)

 Sheaf, n.; pl. Sheaves
 1. A quantity of the stalks and ears of wheat, rye, or other grain, bound together; a bundle of grain or straw.
 The reaper fills his greedy hands,
 And binds the golden sheaves in brittle bands.   --Dryden.
 2. Any collection of things bound together; a bundle; specifically, a bundle of arrows sufficient to fill a quiver, or the allowance of each archer, -- usually twenty-four.
    The sheaf of arrows shook and rattled in the case.   --Dryden.

From: WordNet (r) 2.0

      n : a package of several things tied together for carrying or
          storing [syn: bundle]
      [also: sheaves (pl)]

From: WordNet (r) 2.0

      See sheaf