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n. 1 (plural of sheet English) 2 (context pluralonly English) collective noun meaning a large amount, when used of rain, or other precipitation.


Sheets is a surname, and may refer to:

  • Andy Sheets (born 1971), a former shortstop in Major League Baseball
  • Ben Sheets (born 1978), a pitcher in Major League Baseball for the Milwaukee Brewers
  • Bob Sheets, meteorologist
  • Jim Sheets (born 1931), former member of the Arkansas House of Representatives
  • John M. Sheets (1854-1930), Ohio Attorney General
  • John Richard Sheets (1922-2003), American Catholic bishop
  • Kory Sheets, American college football player
  • Larry Sheets (born 1959), a former outfielder in Major League Baseball
  • Millard Sheets (1907–1989), American painter

Usage examples of "sheets".

Here are some almost-new sheets for you, Caddie --they only need to be washed .

Senate organizes a great parade on Victory Day in which the Rap Sheets along with other great relics and magic artifacts are paraded around to awe the populace.

Rap Sheets whose location is either known or surmised on good evidence, of the original six which Joe is supposed to have made for the cops at the beginning of time.

Rap Sheets were made back in the beginning of time, back when the legends say Joe was froze up by the Old Geister.

So the way I see it, the Rap Sheets and all really still belong to Joe.

Gingerly, Caroline inserts herself between the sheets and blankets, taking care not to tear the slimy undersheet with the heels of her boots.

She leaps out of bed in terror, throwing her sheets into the air like a flurry of wings.

With a grunt of determination she seizes hold of the soiled sheets and tries to drag them off the mattress, but all strength is gone.

In the bed-head mirror, William watches his reflection being led, stumbling, towards the rumpled sheets that still smell of him and Sugar.

But the job was only a few sheets short of being finished, and these fellows begged to come today and be done with it.

She is aware that some people--men, in particular--take a dim view of what happens when the eyes are closed and the sheets are still, but she has no such doubts.

As always, there are half a dozen clean sheets on the bed, interleaved with waxed canvas, so that each time a sheet is soiled she can whip it off, revealing a fresh layer of bedding.

Just as Mrs Rackham reaches the monument, a peculiar thing happens: the whole of North Kensington undergoes a remarkable meteorological phenomenon--the sun is covered over by sheets of dark-grey cloud, but continues to shine with such brilliance that the clouds themselves assume an intense luminosity.

She is folding sheets of paper from a stack in her lap, inserting them in envelopes, and licking the edges, all the while continuing her conversation.

You can buy all the sheets you want tomorrow, she tells herself, as the warm luxurious covers settle over her.