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sweven

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noun swev·en \ˈswe-vən\

Definition of sweven

archaic

  1. :  dream, vision



Origin and Etymology of sweven

Middle English, from Old English swefn sleep, dream, vision — more at somnolent


First Known Use: before 12th century

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