Clouds swathed the mountain.
An example of a swathe is a piece of cloth wrapped around a bad cut.
An example of swathe is to wrap a baby in a blanket.
An example of swathe is to cover a broken arm with a bandage.
Large swathes will be affected by the tax increase.
Origin of swathe
- Middle English swathen from Old English swathian
From American Heritage Dictionary of the English Language, 5th Edition
- From Old English swæþ