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Definition of swathe verb from the Oxford Advanced American Dictionary

 

swathe

 verb
verb
 
[usually passive] swathe somebody/something (in something) (formal)Verb Forms present simple I / you / we / they swathe
 
he / she / it swathes
 
past simple swathed
 
-ing form swathing
 
 
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to wrap or cover someone or something in something He was lying on the hospital bed, swathed in bandages. The village was swathed in early morning mist.
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