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swarth1

[swawrth] /swɔrθ/
noun
1.
sward; greensward.
Origin
900
before 900; Middle English; Old English swearth, variant of sweard skin, rind; see sward

swarth2

[swawrth] /swɔrθ/
adjective
1.
Origin
unexplained variant of swart
Related forms
swarthness, noun
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swart

/swɔːt/
adjective
1.
(archaic or dialect) swarthy
Derived Forms
swartness, swarthness, noun
Word Origin
Old English sweart; related to Old Frisian swart, Old Norse svartr, Old High German swarz black, Latin sordēs dirt; see sordid
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