verb (used with object), swathed, swath·ing.
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Example sentences from the Web for swathing
The swathing, wing-like draperies had disappeared; their slit sleeves fluttered away from bare shoulders.Angel Island|Inez Haynes Gillmore
He made a pretence of swathing me up in fresh rawhide ropes, but his knots were loose and the thing was a farce.Prester John|John Buchan
"No, but it might help you, if I could rip off that swathing of idealization you've wrapped around him," Fyfe observed patiently.Big Timber|Bertrand W. Sinclair
They emptied his pockets, putting everything they found upon the table, then quickly fell to swathing and stitching.The Last Entry|William Clark Russell
His only violence now was directed against his own outfit, which he dismembered suit after suit, swathing his feet with the rags.Some Persons Unknown|E. W. Hornung