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

Word History


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

First Known Use

before the 12th century, in the meaning defined above

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

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Cite this Entry

“Sweven.” Merriam-Webster.com Dictionary, Merriam-Webster, https://www.merriam-webster.com/dictionary/sweven. Accessed 30 Nov. 2023.

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