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swart

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adjective \ˈswȯrt\

Definition of swart

  1. 1a :  swarthyb archaic :  producing a swarthy complexion

  2. 2 :  baneful, malignant

swart·ness noun


Examples of swart

  1. <in bodice rippers the hero is often a swart man of passion and mystery>



Origin of swart

Middle English, from Old English sweart; akin to Old High German swarz black, Latin sordes dirt


First Known Use: before 12th century


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