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Definitions of sleeve

  1. To furnish with sleeves; to put sleeves into; as, to sleeve a coat. Webster Dictionary DB
  2. To furnish with sleeves. Etymological and pronouncing dictionary of the English language. By Stormonth, James, Phelp, P. H. Published 1874.
  3. small case into which an object fits Scrapingweb Dictionary DB
  4. A double tube of copper, in section like the figure 8, into which the ends of bare wires are pushed so that when the tube is twisted an electrical connection is made. The joint thus made is called a McIntire joint. Webster Dictionary DB
  5. See Sleave, untwisted thread. Webster Dictionary DB
  6. The part of a garment which covers the arm; as, the sleeve of a coat or a gown. Webster Dictionary DB
  7. A narrow channel of water. Webster Dictionary DB
  8. A tubular part made to cover, sustain, or steady another part, or to form a connection between two parts. Webster Dictionary DB
  9. A long bushing or thimble, as in the nave of a wheel. Webster Dictionary DB
  10. A short piece of pipe used for covering a joint, or forming a joint between the ends of two other pipes. Webster Dictionary DB
  11. The part of a garment that covers the arm; in machinery, a part, usually shaped like a tube, to cover some other part. The Winston Simplified Dictionary. By William Dodge Lewis, Edgar Arthur Singer. Published 1919.
  12. The part of a garment which covers the arm. The american dictionary of the english language. By Daniel Lyons. Published 1899.
  13. Part of a garment which covers the arm. The Clarendon dictionary. By William Hand Browne, Samuel Stehman Haldeman. Published 1894.
  14. Mech. A tube surrounding something. The Concise Standard Dictionary of the English Language. By James Champlin Fernald. Published 1919.
  15. The part of a coat or other garment made to cover the arm. Etymological and pronouncing dictionary of the English language. By Stormonth, James, Phelp, P. H. Published 1874.
  16. Sleeveless. The Winston Simplified Dictionary. By William Dodge Lewis, Edgar Arthur Singer. Published 1919.

Usage examples for sleeve

  1. " Yes, she's at the bottom of this business," Nicholas had assured him, " though what further plot she has up her sleeve I don't know. – Antony Gray,--Gardener by Leslie Moore
  2. As for Alf Henley, I've got something up my sleeve for him. – Dixie Hart by Will N. Harben
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