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swathe

swathe

 
 
pronunciation:
swath [or] sweIth
parts of speech:
transitive verb, noun
part of speech: transitive verb
inflections: swathed, swathes, swathing
definition 1: to wrap up, enfold, or bind, esp. with a wrapping material or bands.
The body was swathed in bands of linen.The arms of the chairs were swathed in silk.She swathed the sick child in thin blankets.
similar words:
muffle, wrap
definition 2: to bandage (an injury or injured body part).
The nurse carefully swathed the sprained ankle.
similar words:
bind
definition 3: to wrap (rope, fabric, or the like) around something.
 
part of speech: noun
definition: a wrapping material or bandage.