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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)
Swada thick mass, clump, or bunch; a great quantity, 1828.
Examples: swad of fine folk, 1833; of grass, 1833; of hair, 1844; of words, 1855.
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|Noun||1.||swad - a bunch; "a thick swad of plants"|
colloquialism - a colloquial expression; characteristic of spoken or written communication that seeks to imitate informal speech