Definition of Sheaves

Sheaves pl. means: of Sheaf

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Sheaves pl. means: of Sheaf

Meaning of Sheaves

Sheaves (pl.) means: of Sheaf

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Stook (n.): A small collection of sheaves set up in the field; a shock; in England, twelve sheaves.

Shock (n.): A pile or assemblage of sheaves of grain, as wheat, rye, or the like, set up in a field, the sheaves varying in number from twelve to sixteen; a stook.

Sheaves (pl. ): of Sheaf

Stook (v. t.): To set up, as sheaves of grain, in stooks.

Muffle (v. t.): A pulley block containing several sheaves.

Windrow (n.): Sheaves of grain set up in a row, one against another, that the wind may blow between them.

Stuckle (n.): A number of sheaves set together in the field; a stook.

Sheaf (v. i.): To collect and bind cut grain, or the like; to make sheaves.

Mow (n.): A heap or mass of hay or of sheaves of grain stowed in a barn.

Sheave (v. t.): To gather and bind into a sheaf or sheaves; hence, to collect.

Shell (n.): The outer frame or case of a block within which the sheaves revolve.

Mow (v. t.): To lay, as hay or sheaves of grain, in a heap or mass in a barn; to pile and stow away.

Pitchfork (n.): A fork, or farming utensil, used in pitching hay, sheaves of grain, or the like.

Thrave (n.): Twenty-four (in some places, twelve) sheaves of wheat; a shock, or stook.

Web (n.): A disk or solid construction serving, instead of spokes, for connecting the rim and hub, in some kinds of car wheels, sheaves, etc.

Hayrack (n.): A frame mounted on the running gear of a wagon, and used in hauling hay, straw, sheaves, etc.; -- called also hay rigging.

Bull's-eye (n.): A small circular or oval wooden block without sheaves, having a groove around it and a hole through it, used for connecting rigging.

Withe-rod (n.): A North American shrub (Viburnum nudum) whose tough osierlike shoots are sometimes used for binding sheaves.

Sheafy (a.): Pertaining to, or consisting of, a sheaf or sheaves; resembling a sheaf.

Sheaf (v. t.): To gather and bind into a sheaf; to make into sheaves; as, to sheaf wheat.

Binder (n.): One who binds; as, a binder of sheaves; one whose trade is to bind; as, a binder of books.

Rack (a.): A piece or frame of wood, having several sheaves, through which the running rigging passes; -- called also rack block. Also, a frame to hold shot.

Stow (v. t.): To place or arrange in a compact mass; to put in its proper place, or in a suitable place; to pack; as, to stowbags, bales, or casks in a ship's hold; to stow hay in a mow; to stow sheaves.

Block (v. t.): A grooved pulley or sheave incased in a frame or shell which is provided with a hook, eye, or strap, by which it may be attached to an object. It is used to change the direction of motion, as in raising a heavy object that can not be conveniently reached, and also, when two or more such sheaves are compounded, to change the rate of motion, or to exert increased force; -- used especially in the rigging of ships, and in tackles.

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Words, slangs, sentences and phrases similar to Sheaves

Meaning of Bee Blocks

Bee Blocks means: Wooden swells on each side of the after end of a boom, having sheaves through which to lead the leech reefing pendants.

Meaning of Complain

Complain means: The block of a rigging, or block and tackle, is said to be complaining if the sheaves squeak when it is in use.

Meaning of Fiddle Block

Fiddle Block means: A double block where the two sheaves lie in a plane one below the other, rather than alongside each other.

Meaning of Lignum Vitae

Lignum Vitae means: A smooth hard wood grown in the West Indies which had many maritime uses, such as deadeyes and the sheaves of blocks. Its hardness stood up well to wear, and its smoothness allowed lines to render through easily.

Meaning of Block

Block means: A wooden, metal or plastic case in which one or more sheaves (pulleys) are placed, through which turns of line (falls) are threaded for the purpose of gaining mechanical advantage or changing the direction of motion. Lines used with a block are known as tackle.

Meaning of GRIP

GRIP means: Grip is slang for a film set technician.Grip is Dorset slang for to tie up in sheaves.

Meaning of Stook

Stook means: A small collection of sheaves set up in the field; a shock; in England, twelve sheaves.

Meaning of Shock

Shock means: A pile or assemblage of sheaves of grain, as wheat, rye, or the like, set up in a field, the sheaves varying in number from twelve to sixteen; a stook.

Meaning of Sheaves

Sheaves means: of Sheaf

Meaning of Stook

Stook means: To set up, as sheaves of grain, in stooks.

Meaning of Muffle

Muffle means: A pulley block containing several sheaves.

Meaning of Windrow

Windrow means: Sheaves of grain set up in a row, one against another, that the wind may blow between them.

Meaning of Stuckle

Stuckle means: A number of sheaves set together in the field; a stook.

Meaning of Sheaf

Sheaf means: To collect and bind cut grain, or the like; to make sheaves.

Meaning of Mow

Mow means: A heap or mass of hay or of sheaves of grain stowed in a barn.

Meaning of Sheave

Sheave means: To gather and bind into a sheaf or sheaves; hence, to collect.

Meaning of Shell

Shell means: The outer frame or case of a block within which the sheaves revolve.

Meaning of Mow

Mow means: To lay, as hay or sheaves of grain, in a heap or mass in a barn; to pile and stow away.

Meaning of Pitchfork

Pitchfork means: A fork, or farming utensil, used in pitching hay, sheaves of grain, or the like.

Meaning of Thrave

Thrave means: Twenty-four (in some places, twelve) sheaves of wheat; a shock, or stook.

Meaning of Web

Web means: A disk or solid construction serving, instead of spokes, for connecting the rim and hub, in some kinds of car wheels, sheaves, etc.

Dictionary words and meanings

Meaning of Bar

Bar means: A barrier or counter, over which liquors and food are passed to customers; hence, the portion of the room behind the counter where liquors for sale are kept.

Meaning of Cocoa

Cocoa means: A preparation made from the seeds of the chocolate tree, and used in making, a beverage; also the beverage made from cocoa or cocoa shells.

Meaning of Impalatable

Impalatable means: Unpalatable.

Meaning of Reckon

Reckon means: To count; to enumerate; to number; also, to compute; to calculate.

Meaning of Straight

Straight means: In a straight manner; directly; rightly; forthwith; immediately; as, the arrow went straight to the mark.

Slang words and meanings

Meaning of BARF CITY

BARF CITY means: Barf city is American slang for a disgusting or revolting place.

Meaning of EXOTICS

EXOTICS means: Exotics is American slang for custom−made or foreign cars.

Meaning of nod off

nod off means: Verb. To fall asleep.

Meaning of acting the maggot

acting the maggot means: Annoying. Person who is being a "pain in the ass"

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