Words: swaff, n.
Friday 26 February 1999
It is a variant of swathe, itself a word whose Old English origins do not fully explain the way in which it means both a section of mown grass and a wrapping-up in cloth. It could make for a disquisition similar to those in Martin's Picasso play - scandalously overlooked by London, as are the equally witty conceits which animate the work of David Ives.
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