Sheaf (agriculture)

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Wheat sheaves near King's Somborne. The sheaves are put together into a stook.
A sheaf of grain on a plaque

A sheaf is one of the large bundles in which cereal plants are bound after reaping so they are convenient for threshing out the grain.

In heraldry a wheat sheaf is called a garb.[1]

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  1. ^ "garb" at Wiktionary. Retrieved 22 August 2012.

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