The definition of a swath is a path made by a tool or device used for cutting grass or grain.(noun)
An example of a swath is the trail left in a lawn after using a mower.
See swath in Webster's New World College Dictionary
Origin: ME swathe < OE swathu, a track, akin to Ger schwade, space covered by a scythe swing: for IE base see swathe
See swath in American Heritage Dictionary 4
Origin: Middle English swathe
Origin: , from Old English swǽth, track.
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