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Sleeve meaning

sleeve - 7 dictionary results

  1. 1. See Sleave, untwisted thread.
  2. 2. The part of a garment which covers the arm; as, the sleeve of a coat or a gown.
  3. 3. A narrow channel of water.
  4. 4. A tubular part made to cover, sustain, or steady another part, or to form a connection between two parts.
  5. 5. A long bushing or thimble, as in the nave of a wheel.
  6. 6. To furnish with sleeves; to put sleeves into; as, to sleeve a coat.
  7. 7. Part of a garment which covers the arm.

sleeve - examples of usage

  1. The left sleeve was empty. - "The Crisis, Volume 6", Winston Churchill.
  2. Still I hesitated; but he caught me by the sleeve, and almost dragged me to the lee ladder. - "The Ghost Pirates", William Hope Hodgson.
  3. By the way, did no one ever ask why should any man, being of sound mind, write the current date on his shirt- sleeve? - "Somehow Good", William de Morgan.
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