Wraith vs Swarth - What's the difference?

wraith | swarth |


As nouns the difference between wraith and swarth

is that wraith is a ghost or specter, especially seen just after a person's death while swarth is .

As a adjective swarth is

(archaic) swarthy.

wraith

English

Noun

(en noun)
  • A ghost or specter, especially seen just after a person's death.
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    Synonyms

    * See also

    Derived terms

    * wraithish * wraithful * wraithlike

    See also

    * (wikipedia "wraith")

    swarth

    English

    Noun

  • * Herman Melville
  • Last year's scythes flung down, and left in the half-cut swarths .
  • * Cowper
  • Grassy swarth , close cropped by nibbling sheep.
  • An apparition of a person about to die; a wraith.
  • (Grose)

    Adjective

    (en adjective)
  • (archaic) swarthy
  • * Chapman
  • A swarth complexion.

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