sheaf

sheaf

/ʃiːf/ [sheef]
noun sheaves
1 A bundle of grain stalks laid lengthways and tied together after reaping.
1.1 A bundle of objects of one kind, especially papers.

Origin
Old English scēaf, of Germanic origin; related to Dutch schoof ‘sheaf’ and German Schaub ‘wisp of straw’, also to the verb shove.

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The chief thief grabbed the sheaf.
He wrapped it all in a banana leaf.
When he found that it wasn’t bearer bonds,
He knew he’d get nothing but grief.

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