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swain

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1 a male romantic companion
  • a romanticized portrait of a bygone era of beauteous Southern belles and their gallant swains

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2 a man who courts a woman usually with the goal of marrying her
  • Grandma claims that she had several swains pursuing her, but it was only Grandpa who won her heart

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The first known use of swain was in the 14th century

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“Swain.” Merriam-Webster.com Thesaurus, Merriam-Webster, https://www.merriam-webster.com/thesaurus/swain. Accessed 26 Oct. 2020.

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