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swink

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verb \ˈswiŋk\

Definition of swink

archaic

  1. intransitive verb
  2. :  toil, slave

Origin and Etymology of swink

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


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swink

noun

Definition of swink

archaic

  1. :  labor, drudgery

First Known Use of swink

12th century

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