To swathe is to wrap or bandage.(verb)
The definition of a swathe is a bandage.(noun)
An example of a swathe is a piece of cloth wrapped around a bad cut.
See swathe in Webster's New World College Dictionary
Origin: ME swathen < OE swathian, akin to ON svatha, to glide, prob. < IE base *swei-, to turn, bend > sway
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transitive verb swathed swathed, swath·ing, swathes
Origin: Middle English swathen
Origin: , from Old English swathian.
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