Definition of swather in English:

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swather

Pronunciation: /ˈswäT͟Hər/ Pronunciation: /ˈswäTH-/

noun

A device on a mowing machine for raising uncut fallen grain and marking the line between cut and uncut grain.
Example sentences
  • When the field was combined it was either done by a combine with it's own cutting table or with a combine using a pickup attachment to pick up swaths laid down earlier by a swather.
  • Half of each pasture was left standing, and the other half was windrowed using a 4.6-m wide swather head.
  • Balers scoop alfalfa and grass after the crimps, swathers, or related farm equipment cuts the grass.

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Syllabification: swath·er

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