swound

1 of 2

noun

ˈswau̇nd How to pronounce swound (audio)
ˈswünd
archaic

swound

2 of 2

verb

swounded; swounding; swounds

Word History

Etymology

Noun

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

First Known Use

Noun

15th century, in the meaning defined above

Verb

1530, in the meaning defined above

Time Traveler
The first known use of swound was in the 15th century

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Cite this Entry

“Swound.” Merriam-Webster.com Dictionary, Merriam-Webster, https://www.merriam-webster.com/dictionary/swound. Accessed 25 May. 2024.

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