Meaning of SWATHE in English


Pronunciation: ' swä th , ' swo ̇ th , ' sw ā th

Function: transitive verb

Inflected Form: swathed ; swath · ing

Etymology: Middle English, from Old English swathian

Date: 12th century

1 : to bind, wrap, or swaddle with or as if with a bandage

2 : ENVELOP <a mountain swathed by clouds>

Merriam Webster Collegiate English Dictionary.      Merriam Webster - Энциклопедический словарь английского языка.