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 for Swart
From The Collaborative International Dictionary of English v.0.48 :

  Swart \Swart\, v. t.
     To make swart or tawny; as, to swart a living part. --Sir T.
     Browne.
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From The Collaborative International Dictionary of English v.0.48 :

  Swart \Swart\, n.
     Sward. [Obs.] --Holinshed.
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From The Collaborative International Dictionary of English v.0.48 :

  Swart \Swart\, a. [OE. swart, AS. sweart black; akin to OFries,
     OS. & LG. swart, D. zwart, G. schwartz, OHG. swarz, Icel.
     svarir, Sw. svart, Dan. sort, Goth. swarts; cf. L. sordes
     dirt, sordere to be dirty. Cf. Sordid, Surd.]
     1. Of a dark hue; moderately black; swarthy; tawny. "Swart
        attendants." --Trench. "Swart savage maids." --Hawthorne.
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              A nation strange, with visage swart.  --Spenser.
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     2. Gloomy; malignant. [Obs.] --Milton.
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     Swart star, the Dog Star; -- so called from its appearing
        during the hot weather of summer, which makes swart the
        countenance. [R.] --Milton.
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From WordNet (r) 3.0 (2006) :

  swart
      adj 1: naturally having skin of a dark color; "a dark-skinned
             beauty"; "gold earrings gleamed against her dusky
             cheeks"; "a smile on his swarthy face"; "`swart' is
             archaic" [syn: dark-skinned, dusky, swart,
             swarthy]

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