swith

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adverb \ˈswith\

Definition of swith

chiefly dialectal

  1. :  instantly, quickly

Origin and Etymology of 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


First Known Use: 13th century

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