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swink

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intransitive verb \ˈswiŋk\

Definition of swink

archaic

  1. :  toil, slave



Origin and Etymology of swink

Middle English, from Old English swincan; akin to Old High German swingan to rush — more at swing


First Known Use: before 12th century


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swink

noun

Definition of swink

archaic

  1. :  labor, drudgery



12th Century

First Known Use of swink

12th century


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