Definition of Swartness

1. n. The quality or state of being swart.



Definition of Swartness

1. Noun. The quality or state of being swart. ¹

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Definition of Swartness

1. [n -ES]

Lexicographical Neighbors of Swartness

swartbacks
swarted
swarth
swarthes
swarthier
swarthiest
swarthily
swarthiness
swarthinesses
swarthness
swarths
swarthy
swartiness
swarting
swartish
swartness (current term)
swartnesses
swarts
swarty
swartzite
swarve
swarved
swarves
swarving
swash
swashbuckle
swashbuckled
swashbuckler
swashbucklers
swashbuckles

Literary usage of Swartness

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

1. Letters of George Meredith by George Meredith (1912)
"... eyes still dwelling on the Jew In added dream—so strange his shade Of swartness like a born Hindoo, And wizened visage which betrayed The Hebrew cast. ..."

2. A Dictionary of the English Language by Samuel Johnson, John Walker, Robert S. Jameson (1828)
"SWARTHY, (swar'-iAe) a. Dark of complexion ; black ; dusky ; tawny. swartness, (swart'-nes) n. *. Darkness of colour ; duskiness. ..."

3. The Letters of Horace Walpole: Fourth Earl of Orford by Horace Walpole (1905)
"Finch, Lady Isabella, i 255 n, ii 270 n ; family quarrel, 270; friend of Lady Pomfret, 270, xii 133 ; her swartness, ii 382, v 222 ; legacy to, ..."

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