Share this entry

scabbard
American English: /ˈskæbərd/
British English: /ˈskabəd/

Translation of scabbard in Spanish:

noun

  • Example sentences
    • She produced a short dagger in a leather scabbard that tied to the belt.
    • She would have looked like the perfect Lady had it not been for the heavy black leather scabbard and sword belt that encircled a slender waist.
    • The sword was sheathed in a leather scabbard trimmed in silver.

Definition of scabbard in:

Share this entry

 

What do you find interesting about this word or phrase?

Comments that don't adhere to our Community Guidelines may be moderated or removed.

Get more from Oxford Dictionaries

Subscribe to remove ads and access premium resources

QUIZ


    Next Score:
    Word of the day fortissimo
    Pronunciation: fôrˈtisəˌmō
    adverb
    (especially as a direction) very loud or loudly
    Cultural fact of the day

    portero

    A portero is a superintendent in an apartment building who looks after it, keeps it clean, delivers mail, and keeps an eye on comings and goings. Porteros often have an apartment in the building as part of their pay. The portero, and particularly the female portera, are part of popular culture. They have a reputation for being inquisitive and fond of gossip.