A sheath, as for a dagger, sword, or rifle.
Shelter or protection:
A leaflike bract that encloses or subtends a flower cluster or spadix, as in the jack-in-the-pulpit.
Something that sheathes or encases; casing; specif., the inner covering of boards or waterproof material on the roof or outside wall of a frame house
A fleshy or waxlike membrane at the base of the upper beak in certain birds, such as parrots, through which the nostrils open.
(Microbiology) A polysaccharide outer shell enveloping certain bacteria.
A natural outer covering, such as the fur of an animal or the enveloping layer of an organ.
Anything that covers
Clothes, clothing, or apparel, esp. as suitable for certain occasions [casual dress] or for a certain place or time
A thing that envelops; wrapper; covering
The outer covering of a vertebrate animal, consisting of two layers of cells, a thick inner layer (the dermis) and a thin outer layer (the epidermis). Structures such as hair, scales, or feathers are contained in the skin, as are fat cells, sweat glands, and sensory receptors. Skin provides a protective barrier against disease-causing microorganisms and against the sun's ultraviolet rays. In warm-blooded animals, it aids in temperature regulation, as by insulating against the cold.
A thin flake, scale, or layer, as of metal or animal tissue
A thin, soft, pliable sheet or layer, especially of animal or vegetable tissue, serving as a covering or lining, as for an organ or cell
A dress of short to medium length esp. for semiformal occasions
The form of a written, printed, or keyed letter that distinguishes it as being lowercase or uppercase:
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