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Definition of "swart" [swart]

  • Archaic Swarthy. (adjective)

American Heritage(R) Dictionary of the English Language, Fifth Edition. Copyright (c) 2011 by Houghton Mifflin Harcourt Publishing Company. Published by Houghton Mifflin Harcourt Publishing Company. All rights reserved.

Use "swart" in a sentence
  • "The four were swarthy men, and, unlike the Greeks they were seeking to oppose, their swart was a peculiarity of birth, a racial sign."
  • ""Other political parties, like the NP, have nothing else to campaign about and can no longer use their" swart - "and" rooigevaar "tactics and are now reverting to using the" moving parliament gevaar "."
  • "Beyond the wide court slept a dark abyss, and into the abyss there poured a white cascade of marble stairways, and widened out below into terraces and balconies with fair white statues on them, and descended again in a wide stairway, and came to lower terraces in the dark, where swart uncertain shapes went to and fro."