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WordNet 3.0Copyright Princeton University


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n. - Cloth coverings wrapped around something (as a wound or a baby).

Usage examples (30)
  • All meanly wrapped in swathing bands,
  • Berta's eager dark face grew sober under the swathing folds of her pillow-case.
  • Unfortunately, the wool is still firmly swathing the eyes of the American people.
  • The horseman sat up unsteadily and pulled swathing folds of burnoose up off his face. for more
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