swound

noun
\ ˈswau̇nd How to pronounce swound (audio) , ˈswünd \

Definition of swound

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archaic

swound

verb
swounded; swounding; swounds

Definition of swound (Entry 2 of 2)

First Known Use of swound

Noun

15th century, in the meaning defined above

Verb

1530, in the meaning defined above

History and Etymology for swound

Noun

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

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“Swound.” Merriam-Webster.com Dictionary, Merriam-Webster, https://www.merriam-webster.com/dictionary/swound. Accessed 22 Oct. 2020.

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