Meaning of “swathe” in the English Dictionary

"swathe" in English

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also swath uk /sweɪð/ us /sweɪð/

swatheverb [ T ]

uk /sweɪð/ us /sweɪð/

to wrap around or cover with cloth:

He came out of the hospital swathed in bandages.
I love to swathe (= dress) myself in silk.

(Definition of “swathe” from the Cambridge Advanced Learner’s Dictionary & Thesaurus © Cambridge University Press)