verb \ˈswīv\

Definition of swive


  1. transitive verb
  2. archaic :  to copulate with

  3. intransitive verb
  4. archaic :  copulate

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Origin and Etymology of swive

Middle English swiven, from Old English swīfan to revolve, wend, sweep — more at swivel

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feeling or affected by lethargy

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