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swathe

Pronunciation: /sweɪð/

Translation of swathe in Spanish:

transitive verb/verbo transitivo

  • (often passive/frecuentemente en voz pasiva) envolver* his foot was swathed in bandages tenía el pie vendado to be swathed in mist/secrecy estar* envuelto en tinieblas/misterio
    Example sentences
    • It was as if the models were swathed in giant fabric sample books, each layer peeling off to reveal another beneath.
    • Ayrshire landmark Ailsa Craig is swathed in a layer of mist, thick enough to maintain a veil of secrecy.
    • For the second day in a row the moors were swathed in mists first thing in the morning, a sea mist rolling in again to meet them, and the world damp, drizzly and chill.

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