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swathe (someone or something) in (something)
To wrap, bind, or drape someone or something in something. Often used in passive constructions. I swathed her ankle in bandaging to keep it from swelling up. Statues around the city have all been swathed in black sheets as a form of protest by activists. The room is swathed in calming shades of blue and green to help put patients at ease.
swathe someone or something in something
to wrap or drape someone or something in something. Molly swathed her children in sheets to turn them into ghosts on Halloween. She swathed the statue in black velvet for the unveiling ceremony.
To wrap or bind with or as if with some bandages: The doctor swathed the patient's arm in gauze.