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Pilcher

A scabbard. (Anglo-Saxon, pylce; Latin, pellis, skin.)

“Will you pluck your sword out of his pilcher?” —Shakespeare: Romeo and Juliet, iii. 1.

Source: Dictionary of Phrase and Fable, E. Cobham Brewer, 1894
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