\ ˈswē(ə)l \

Definition of sweel

 (Entry 1 of 2)

Scottish & Irish

sweel

verb
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Definition of sweel (Entry 2 of 2)

chiefly Scottish
: swirl

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History and Etymology for sweel

Transitive verb

probably from Middle English swedelen

Verb

of Scandinavian origin; akin to Norwegian dialect svela, svila to whirl, run around

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“Sweel.” Merriam-Webster.com Dictionary, Merriam-Webster, https://www.merriam-webster.com/dictionary/sweel. Accessed 26 Oct. 2021.

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