Meaning of SHEAF in English

SHEAF

/ ʃiːf; NAmE / noun ( pl. sheaves / ʃiːvz; NAmE /)

1.

a number of pieces of paper tied or held together

2.

a bunch of wheat tied together after being cut

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WORD ORIGIN

Old English scēaf , of Germanic origin; related to Dutch schoof sheaf and German Schaub wisp of straw, also to the verb shove .

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