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swink

verb \ ˈswiŋk \

Definition of swink

swinked; swinking; swinks
archaic
: 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

First Known Use of swink

12th century

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