(Swart), v. t. To make swart or tawny; as, to swart a living part. Sir T. Browne.
(Swart"back`) n. (Zoöl.) The black-backed gull (Larus marinus); called also swarbie. [Prov.
(Swarth) a. Swart; swarthy. "A swarth complexion." Chapman.
(Swarth) n. An apparition of a person about to die; a wraith. [Prov. Eng.] Grose.
(Swarth), n. [See Sward.] Sward; short grass.
Grassy swarth, close cropped by nibbling sheep.Cowper.
(Swarth), n. See Swath.
(Swarth"i*ly) adv. In a swarthy manner; with a tawny hue; duskily.
(Swarth"i*ness), n. The quality or state of being swarthy; a dusky or dark complexion; tawniness.
(Swarth"ness), n. Swarthiness. [R.] Dr. R. Clerke.
(Swarth"y) a. [Compar. Swarthier ; superl. Swarthiest.] [See Swart, a.] Being of a dark
hue or dusky complexion; tawny; swart; as, swarthy faces. "A swarthy Ethiope." Shak.
Their swarthy hosts would darken all our plains.Addison.
(Swarth"y), v. t. To make swarthy. [Obs.] Cowley.
(Swart"i*ness) n. Swarthiness. [Obs.]