Swathe meaning

swŏth, swôth, swāth
To enfold or envelop.

Clouds swathed the mountain.

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To wrap or bind up in a long strip or bandage.
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To wrap (a bandage, etc.) around something.
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The definition of a swathe is a bandage.

An example of a swathe is a piece of cloth wrapped around a bad cut.

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To swathe is to wrap or bandage.

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.

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A wrapping, binding, or bandage.
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To surround or envelop; enclose.
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A bandage or wrapping.
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A bandage; a band;
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(chiefly UK, usually in plural) A group of people.

Large swathes will be affected by the tax increase.

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Alternative spelling of swath.
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To bind with a swathe, band, bandage, or rollers.
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Origin of swathe

  • Middle English swathen from Old English swathian

    From American Heritage Dictionary of the English Language, 5th Edition

  • From Old English swæþ

    From Wiktionary