Webster's Revised Unabridged Dictionary
OE. sheef, shef, schef, AS. sceáf,; akin to D. schoof, OHG. scoub, G. schaub, Icel. skauf, a fox's brush, and E. shove,. See Shove
In literature:
This "magnificent sheaf of carved oak," as it has been called, rises to the height of fifty-seven feet.
"Bell's Cathedrals: The Cathedral Church of Exeter" by Percy Addleshaw
The Ploughman tried a sheaf or two, and answered that it was not dry yet.
"Tales of Wonder Every Child Should Know" by Various
When she was seated, Bush took up a sheaf of letters, and dictated replies.
"North of Fifty-Three" by Bertrand W. Sinclair
Before they had been long in the dining-room Macdonald came in carrying a sheaf of business papers.
"The Yukon Trail" by William MacLeod Raine
In thin grain he has to wait until sufficient has collected to form a sheaf.
"Obed Hussey" by Various
He shoved a sheaf of bills across the desk.
"Man of Many Minds" by E. Everett Evans
In his left hand he clutched a sheaf of papers.
"Danger in Deep Space" by Carey Rockwell
She holds in her right hand a sheaf of wheat, and in her left an olive branch.
"Home Pastimes; or Tableaux Vivants" by James H. Head
Then Felice came with a sheaf of papers.
"The Eternal City" by Hall Caine
They saw that after each sheaf was bound, and each pile of corn was stacked, a little grain fell, unnoticed, to the ground.
"Good Cheer Stories Every Child Should Know" by Various
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In poetry:
Take, dear, my little sheaf of songs,
For, old or new,
All that is good in them belongs
Only to you;
"Dedication--To My Wife" by William Ernest Henley
Along the cornfields dances,
Brings bloom upon the sheaf;
From tree to tree she glances,
And touches leaf by leaf;
"Moonrise" by Ernest Jones
It is as if a silence fell
Where bides the garnered sheaf,
And voices murmuring, "It is well,"
Are stifled by our grief.
"To A Dead Friend" by Paul Laurence Dunbar
I saw old men at the harvest,
Bending over the sheaf;
Their long, thin fingers shaking,
And gray hairs hiding their grief.
"In Selkirk" by Alexander Anderson
We look not for the Winter, but the Spring,
When we shall glow in beauty from the skies;
Each now his tribute sheaf of praise should bring,
Then hear his Lord's "Well done!" O glorious prize.
"September" by Joseph Horatio Chant
I bring no sheaf of ballads of wars and dead wrongs:
All across the wide world God has taught me my songs, —
Old tunes and unwritten, wrought in far years,
In a strange tongue and tender, with a burden of tears.
"The Piper" by Cicely Fox Smith
In news:
It's a strange sheaf of documents for Florida's governor to have.
Oct 9, 2012 By Robert J Sheaf, Jr. A gold smelting plant couldn't get the hydraulically operated ladle to tilt and pour molten gold into ingot molds.
" Omer means "sheaf," a bundle of stalks of grain, in this case the wheat that is harvested for Shavuot.
Anne Sheafe Miller, who made medical history as the first patient ever saved by penicillin , died on May 27 in Salisbury, Conn.
Michael Lock poses with a basketball, a sheaf of bills and his fleet of luxury vehicles.
Nov 9, 2012 By Robert J Sheaf, Jr.
LAST SEPTEMBER GARY WIGODSKY, an earnest, sometimes smoldering defense lawyer, arrived on the 15th floor of the Criminal Courts Building downtown with a sheaf of six new cases under his arm.
Pickleball and sheaf toss two new sports in Heritage Fest lineup.
Norristown Farm Park Barley Sheaf Dr & Germantown Pike E Norriton, PA View map.
Sheaf House, Charlotte TN, 2011.
In the small sheaf of pre-camp materials that went to registered campers, we always included information about how to get your trunk to camp if you didn't plan to bring it with you.
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In science:
The sheaf π0 (F ) is called the 0-homotopy sheaf of the D-pre-stack F .
From HAG to DAG: derived moduli spaces
We will say that the sheaf F is locally constant, if and only if there is a covering family (Xi )i∈I , such that the restriction of F to the category over Xi is a constant sheaf.
Geometric structures on fields
Consider now a locally constant sheaf F deﬁned on C , (Xi )i∈I a locally constant connected topological covering family, such that the restriction of F to Xi is a constant sheaf.
Geometric structures on fields
For each locally constant sheaf F on SC0 , we can deﬁne the sheaf F σ deﬁned by F σ (C ) = F (C σ ) The action of σ on Gr(C0 ) induces an automorphism ¯σ on the holonomy groupoid GF of F .
Geometric structures on fields
The determinantal bundle of such a sheaf is deﬁned by the bidual det S = (Vr S )∨∨ , which is an invertible sheaf, and the degree of S is deﬁned by deg(Vr S )∨∨ .
Looking out for stable syzygy bundles
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