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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)
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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.
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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"
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Ye'd oughta see th' swad a' chil'ren I've got, an' all like that."
The SWAD is also distributing 1,000 tents and sleeping kits to the affected families.
With a background that includes positions in both traditional media and notable technology start-ups, and his current responsibility for strategic deployment of capital to grow a digital content company, Swad is uniquely qualified to discuss the future of media.
Opening with a fresh concept in 2018, Swad Desh Videsh Ka is a vegetarian only, Fast Casual restaurant Located on Ground Floor, Chiranjivi Tower, Nehru Place, Swad offers a classically elegant dining experience with a progressive, bold approach to cooking and cuisine.
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.
They said construction of Swad dam had been completed and pipelines were being laid to connect it with the water distribution system in Gwadar.
I WAS interested to read the article about evacuees from Coventry being sent to Swadlincote, as my sister and I were evacuated to Newhall a few miles from Swad (as the locals called it).
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.
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.<p>While attacking a house to arrest al-Qaeda suspects called "Mohammed", his father shot against the security men, injuring one of them, the source told the Defense Ministry website, adding that the have responded and shot him dead.
The draws for the Ladies County match between Yorkshire and Burton and District, to be played on Sunday, are: Home (at Pontefract BC): Linda Gledhill (Marsh Utd) v Lynn Wilkins (Newhall Social), Judi Hollingworth (Meltham) v Lisa Cox (Hatton), Jean Gee (Marsh Utd) v Karen Walker (Anglesey), Marie Lockwood (Meltham) v Cheryl Fowkes (Woodville), Dawn Bray (Ossett Flying Horse) v Sheila Alford (Stretton), Amanda Hagen (Savile Park) v Carol Hyde (Rolleston), Jacqui Roper (Meltham) v Yvonne Sweet (Stretton), Christine Sutcliffe (Methley) v Kath Irwin (Swad Caths), Lyn Dye (Castleford Town) v Pauline Jarvis (Henhurst), Barbara Wherrett (Ossett Flying Horse) v Debbie Rathbone (Henhurst), Lisa Rice (Savile Park) v Ami Edwards (Swad Caths).
Johnson joins Fannie Mae from Hartford Financial Services Group (NYSE: HIG), where he was executive vice president and CFO, and replaces Stephen Swad, who left Fannie Mae in August.