sweven

noun
swev·​en | \ ˈswe-vən How to pronounce sweven (audio) \

Definition of sweven

archaic

First Known Use of sweven

before the 12th century, in the meaning defined above

History and Etymology for sweven

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

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The first known use of sweven was before the 12th century

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“Sweven.” Merriam-Webster.com Dictionary, Merriam-Webster, https://www.merriam-webster.com/dictionary/sweven. Accessed 11 Jul. 2020.

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