verb (used with object), swathed, swath·ing.
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Example sentences from the Web for swathe
In contrast, the public libraries of Los Angeles, from the magnificent Central Public Library to the many small local ones, bring together broad swathes of the city.What Amanda Gorman Teaches Us About Our Shared America|Viet Thanh Nguyen|February 12, 2021|Time
When the first wave of the coronavirus was at its peak, keyword blocking was widely used by marketers to avoid swathes of subsequent negative news.
The magazine had a circulation of 6 million or 7 million at the time, giving a sizable swathe of the public a window into the ocean.Marie Tharp’s groundbreaking maps brought the seafloor to the world|Betsy Mason|January 13, 2021|Science News
Since then Apple has added the sensor to additional iPhone models, pushing it within reach of a larger swathe of iOS users.Xesto is a foot scanning app that simplifies shoe gifting|Natasha Lomas|November 20, 2020|TechCrunch
Joshua came up quite feebly, swathing his black face with his red handkerchief and bowed humbly to his former mistress.The Broken Sword|Dennison Worthington
Put a head of bruised garlic on the navel at bed time, and fasten it with a swathing band.
I brought the silk from China—smuggled it through the Russian customs by swathing it round my body.In a German Pension|Katherine Mansfield
When their swathing canvas and sacking was thrown aside, the boxes stood revealed as stout chests banded with iron.Ralestone Luck|Andre Norton
The swathing of linen—he had unwound it to where the hands should have been folded on the breast—had enclosed excelsior.Bunker Bean|Harry Leon Wilson