swith

adverb
\ ˈswith How to pronounce swith (audio) \

Definition of swith

chiefly dialectal

First Known Use of swith

13th century, in the meaning defined above

History and Etymology for swith

Middle English, strongly, quickly, from Old English swīthe strongly, from swīth strong; akin to Goth swinths strong, Old English gesund sound — more at sound entry 3

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“Swith.” Merriam-Webster.com Dictionary, Merriam-Webster, https://www.merriam-webster.com/dictionary/swith. Accessed 18 Jun. 2021.

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