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swingletree

noun swin·gle·tree \ˈswiŋ-gəl-(ˌ)trē\

Definition of SWINGLETREE

Origin of SWINGLETREE

Middle English swyngyll tre, from swyngyll rod for beating flax (from Middle Dutch swengel) + tre tree
First Known Use: 15th century

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