The SHEATHE verb is a special-use verb that allows a character to put the right hand weapon away in the STORE location. It is synonymous contextually with STOW RIGHT if a weapon is held. The most prevalent use of this verb is to quickly put up a weapon to pick up an item and stow that item, then re-GIRD the weapon for the next battle.
Note: There is no in-game help available for this verb.
SHEATHE use demonstrated in conjunction with GIRD
>gird You remove a fist-scythe from in your leather backpack. You sling a small shield emblazoned with a golden key off from over your shoulder. >shea You put a fist-scythe in your leather backpack. >gird You remove a fist-scythe from in your leather backpack. You are already holding a small shield emblazoned with a golden key.