Meaning of SWATHE in English

(~s, swathing, ~d)

Note: The noun is also spelled 'swath'.


A ~ of land is a long strip of land.

Year by year great ~s of this small nation’s countryside disappear.

N-COUNT: usu N of n


A ~ of cloth is a long strip of cloth, especially one that is wrapped around someone or something.

...~s of white silk.

N-COUNT: usu N of n


To ~ someone or something in cloth means to wrap them in it completely.

She ~d her enormous body in thin black fabrics...

His head was ~d in bandages made from a torn sheet.

VERB: V n in n, V-ed

Collins COBUILD.      Толковый словарь английского языка для изучающих язык Коллинз COBUILD (международная база данных языков Бирмингемского университета) .