from The Century Dictionary.
- Covered with sward or grass: as, swardy land.
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- adjective Covered with sward or grass.
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- adjective archaic Covered with
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Besides this the ground outside is swardy and prettily wooded.
Similar swardy spots occur on the west of the pass, a large Swertia,
-- Halted and encamped eight miles up the Erak ravine on a swardy spot: the road easy, ascent bad in some places, but generally good, particularly for the latter part of the march: the rocks in some places rising in abrupt rugged cliffs, generally rounded, slaty.
On recommencing the descent, swardy patches commenced, surrounded by fir woods, these increased in frequency.
Learning that Pemberton and B. had gone on, I hurried on likewise, expecting that the coolies would follow, and continued along the swardy ridge, the path running occasionally between patches of wood, the descent being gradual; the path then struck off into wood, and the descent became rapid.
It is curious that no green spots are found above, all the water passing down under the soil, the swardy ravines scarcely extend beyond an elevation of 1,500 feet above the camp on Upper Kaloo.
The vegetation in the snow ravine was rich, and varied in the swardy spots: Ranunculi 2, Swertia 2-3, Gentiana a fine one, Junci, Carices,
From the ridge the view to the south is pretty, the country undulated, either naked and swardy, or clothed with firs.
The river up which we came after leaving the Helmund, is fully equal to that in size; it is very rapid: the ravine is very narrow, occasionally widening into swardy spots.
The march throughout was beautiful, in the more elevated and drier portions, winding over swardy slopes or through woods of fir trees: on the descent from 9,000 feet downwards, passing through beautiful forests, chiefly of oak, and diversified in every possible way.
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