Tikibu: pronunciation dictionary with use examples

Word: swathed
IPA transcription: [sw'ɑðd]
Usage examples
  • The child was then placed in his cradle, swathed close in white linen.
  • I was struck especially by the curious movements of the legs of the three swathed and bandaged boatmen,--not stiff they were, but distorted in some odd way, almost as if they were jointed in the wrong place.
  • Not only was he sick, he was wounded. Swathed in blood-soaked linen, his head was resting on a folded pillow. I undid the linen bandages, while the wounded man gazed with great staring eyes and let me proceed without making a single complaint.