- Mawdesley Glossarytwisted, crooked, out of shape.
English dialects glossary. 2013.
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swith — swith; swith·er; … English syllables
swith|er — «SWIHTH uhr», verb, noun. –v.i. Scottish. to falter; hesitate. –n. 1. a state of agitation or excitement; flurry or fluster: »The novelty of having women appear in pants suits has headwaiters across the country in a swither (Time). 2. Scottish. a … Useful english dictionary
swith — swithly, adv. /swith/, adv. 1. Chiefly Brit. Dial. immediately; quickly. v.t. 2. Scot. to hurry; hasten. Also, swithe. [bef. 900; ME (adv.), OE swithe strongly, equiv. to swith strong (c. G geschwind, ON svinnr fast, Goth swinths strong) + e adv … Universalium
swith — adverb or swithe ˈswith Etymology: Middle English, strongly, very much, quickly, from Old English swīthe strongly, very much, from swīth strong; akin to Middle High German swinde … Useful english dictionary
swith — adverb Etymology: Middle English, strongly, quickly, from Old English swīthe strongly, from swīth strong; akin to Gothic swinths strong, Old English gesund sound more at sound Date: 13th century chiefly dialect instantly, quickly … New Collegiate Dictionary
swith — instantly; quickly Forthright s Forsoothery … Phrontistery dictionary
Saint Swith|in's Day — «SWIHTH ihnz», the feast day of Saint Switin, a bishop in ancient England, observed July 15 … Useful english dictionary
swither — swith·er … English syllables
Swithin — Swith|in, Saint , Swithun →↑Saint Swithin s Day … Dictionary of contemporary English
Swithin — or Swithun [swith′ən, swith′ən] Saint (A.D. 800? 862?); Eng. prelate: his day is July 15 … English World dictionary