swad


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swad

(swɒd)
n
1. a loutish person
2. (Mining & Quarrying) mining a layer of worthless material at the base of a seam
3. a thick bunch (of grass)
4. a large number (of people)

Swad

 a thick mass, clump, or bunch; a great quantity, 1828.
Examples: swad of fine folk, 1833; of grass, 1833; of hair, 1844; of words, 1855.
ThesaurusAntonymsRelated WordsSynonymsLegend:
Noun1.swad - a bunch; "a thick swad of plants"
colloquialism - a colloquial expression; characteristic of spoken or written communication that seeks to imitate informal speech
bunch, clump, cluster, clustering - a grouping of a number of similar things; "a bunch of trees"; "a cluster of admirers"
References in classic literature ?
Ye'd oughta see th' swad a' chil'ren I've got, an' all like that.
They said construction of Swad dam had been completed and pipelines were being laid to connect it with the water distribution system in Gwadar.
However, they said that the construction of Swad Dam had been completed and work on laying the pipeline was underway to connect it with the water distribution system in Gwadar.
This finding is consistent with the results of the studies done by Mohamed and Rita as well as Swad.
When Antonio Swad moved from the Midwest to Dallas in 1986, he used his life savings to open a pizza business in an unfamiliar part of town.
It soaks up on compassionate listening and map the swad of lineal possibilities in communication .
A lot of companies think you can just put up a sign in Spanish that says, Tm open,' "says Estrada, whose boss, company founder Antonio Swad, opened the first store in Dallas 25 years ago.
Under the brand Swad, his company sells a version blended with vegetable oil that needs no warning.
At Swad al-Abiyat's butcher shop, big chunks of mutton hung from hooks.
Por otra parte, en la Universidad de Granada se esta fomentado el uso de la plataforma conocida como Sistema Web de Apoyo a la Docencia, SWAD (Canas et al.
Summary: Yemeni security forces arrested 11 al-Qaeda suspects during a raid in Swad Hanash area of the capital Sana'a, a security source said on Thursday
Security forces have managed to arrest 11 al-Qaeda suspects after a successful attack in Swad Hanash area of the capital Sana'a, a security source said on Thursday.