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  1. An abstract construct in topology that associates data to the open sets of a topological space, together with well-defined restrictions from larger to smaller open sets, subject to the condition that compatible data on overlapping open sets corresponds, via the restrictions, to a unique datum on the union of the open sets.
  2. A bundle of arrows sufficient to fill a quiver, or the allowance of each archer.
  3. Any collection of things bound together; a bundle.
  4. A quantity of the stalks and ears of wheat, rye, or other grain, bound together; a bundle of grain or straw.
  5. A sheave.
  6. A quantity of arrows, usually twenty-four.


  1. To gather and bind into a sheaf; to make into sheaves.
  2. To collect and bind cut grain, or the like; to make sheaves.

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