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From: DICT.TW English-Chinese Dictionary 英漢字典

 swathe /ˈswɑð, ˈswɔð, ˈsweð/

From: Webster's Revised Unabridged Dictionary (1913)

 Swathe v. t. [imp. & p. p. Swathed p. pr. & vb. n. Swathing.]  To bind with a swathe, band, bandage, or rollers.
    Their children are never swathed or bound about with any thing when they are first born.   --Abp. Abbot.

From: Webster's Revised Unabridged Dictionary (1913)

 Swathe, n. A bandage; a band; a swath.
    Wrapped me in above an hundred yards of swathe.   --Addison.
    Milk and a swathe, at first, his whole demand.   --Young.
    The solemn glory of the afternoon, with its long swathes of light between the far off rows of limes.   --G. Eliot.

From: WordNet (r) 2.0

      n : an enveloping bandage [syn: wrapping]
      v : wrap in swaddling clothes; "swadddle the infant" [syn: swaddle]