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swound

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noun \ˈswau̇nd, ˈswünd\

Definition of swound

archaic

  1. :  swoon 1a

Origin and Etymology of swound

Middle English, alteration of swoun swoon, from swounen to swoon


First Known Use: 15th century


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swound

verb

Definition of swound

archaic

  1. intransitive verb
  2. :  swoon

1530

First Known Use of swound

1530

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