Definition of Swarth

1. a. Swart; swarthy.



2. n. An apparition of a person about to die; a wraith.

3. n. Sward; short grass.

4. n. See Swath.

Definition of Swarth

1. Noun. (alternative form of sward) ¹

2. Adjective. (archaic) Variant of swarthy. ¹

¹ Source: wiktionary.com

Definition of Swarth

1. turf [n -S] - See also: turf

Lexicographical Neighbors of Swarth

swarm spore
swarm spores
swarmed
swarmer
swarmers
swarming
swarming(a)
swarmings
swarms
swarmspores
swart
swartback
swartbacks
swarted
swarth (current term)
swarthes
swarthier
swarthiest
swarthily
swarthiness
swarthinesses
swarthness
swarths
swarthy
swartiness
swarting
swartish
swartness
swartnesses

Literary usage of Swarth

Below you will find example usage of this term as found in modern and/or classical literature:

1. The Genesee Farmer (1849)
"... that in all other reaping machines it requires a number of men to operate them, or to bind the grain and get it out of the way, for the next swarth. ..."

2. Proceedings of the California Academy of Sciences, 4th Series by California academy of sciences (1916)
"Besides the Museum collection proper there are on deposit in that institution the Grinnell, Morcom and swarth collections. The total aggregation of skins of ..."

3. The Auk: Quarterly Journal of Ornithology by American Ornithologists' Union, Nuttall Ornithological Club (1916)
"WS swarth on the Pacific Coast Races of Bewick's Wren.3— From an examination of 597 skins, nine races are recognized. Two other forms are " pointed out and ..."

4. The Condor by Cooper Ornithological Society, Cooper Ornithological Club (1899)
"Traces of the white tips are visible on the greater wing coverts, which are a trifle darker than the rest of the wing. The iris was brown. HS swarth, Los ..."

5. Proceedings of the California Academy of Sciences by California Academy of Sciences (1914)
"DECEMBER 30, 1914 VI The Pocket Gopher of the Boreal Zone on San Jacinto Peak BY J. GRINNELL and HS swarth.* In our report upon the birds and mammals of the ..."

6. Personal Memoirs and Recollections of Editorial Life by Joseph Tinker Buckingham (1852)
"... Through the clover and timothy look at my swarth, Like the wake of a frigate, — stand out of my path ! FASHION. Blan, according to an old truism, ..."

7. The Cyclopædia;: Or, Universal Dictionary of Arts, Sciences, and Literature.by Abraham Rees by Abraham Rees (1819)
"'SWATH, or swarth, in Rural Economy, a term denoting a row of grafs or corn, as laid by the mower. ..."

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