swarth

swarth

1 [swawrth]
noun
sward; greensward.

Origin:
before 900; Middle English; Old English swearth, variant of sweard skin, rind; see sward

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swarth

2 [swawrth]
adjective

Origin:
unexplained variant of swart

swarthness, noun
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swart or swarth (swɔːt, swɔːθ)
 
adj
archaic, dialect or swarthy
 
[Old English sweart; related to Old Frisian swart, Old Norse svartr, Old High German swarz black, Latin sordēs dirt; see sordid]
 
swarth or swarth
 
adj
 
[Old English sweart; related to Old Frisian swart, Old Norse svartr, Old High German swarz black, Latin sordēs dirt; see sordid]
 
'swartness or swarth
 
n
 
'swarthness or swarth
 
n

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