swither

verb
swith·​er | \ ˈswi-t͟hər How to pronounce swither (audio) \
swithered; swithering; swithers

Definition of swither

intransitive verb

dialectal, chiefly British

Other Words from swither

swither noun, dialectal, chiefly British

First Known Use of swither

1501, in the meaning defined above

History and Etymology for swither

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“Swither.” Merriam-Webster.com Dictionary, Merriam-Webster, https://www.merriam-webster.com/dictionary/swither. Accessed 27 Nov. 2020.

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