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verb British English pronunciation: swathe /sweɪð/ 
Word Forms
present tense
present participleswathing
past tenseswathed
past participleswathed

phrasal verb

swathe in

[transitive] literary
Word Forms
present tense
I/you/we/theyswathe in
he/she/itswathes in
present participleswathing in
past tenseswathed in
past participleswathed in
swathe someone/something in something to completely cover someone or something with something

She opened the door, swathed in a long white bathrobe.

The moon was swathed in mist.

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