Meaning of SHEAF in English


sheaf /ʃiːf/ BrE AmE noun ( plural sheaves /ʃiːvz/) [countable]

[ Language: Old English ; Origin: sceaf ]

1 . several pieces of paper held or tied together

sheaf of

He laid a sheaf of documents on the desk.

2 . a bunch of wheat, corn etc tied together after it has been cut

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