swive

verb

ˈswīv
-ed/-ing/-s

transitive verb

archaic : to copulate with

Word History

Etymology

Middle English swiven, from Old English swīfan to revolve, wend, sweep

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“Swive.” Merriam-Webster.com Dictionary, Merriam-Webster, https://www.merriam-webster.com/dictionary/swive. Accessed 16 Jun. 2024.

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