Definition of Swads

1. Noun. (plural of swad) ¹



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Definition of Swads

1. swad [n] - See also: swad

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Lexicographical Neighbors of Swads

swack
swacked
swad
swaddies
swaddle
swaddled
swaddler
swaddlers
swaddles
swaddling
swaddling-clothes
swaddling bands
swaddling clothes
swaddlings
swaddy
swads (current term)
swadust mushroom
swag
swagbellied
swagbellies
swagbelly
swage
swage block
swaged
swager
swagers
swages
swagged
swagger
swagger portrait

Literary usage of Swads

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1. Glossary of Words in Use in Cornwall by Margaret Ann Courtney, Thomas Quiller Couch (1880)
"Sometimes a little playfulness arose, and they pelted one another with tho swads. Peascod, the pod of the pea : so called probably from its resemblance to a ..."

2. Publications by English Dialect Society (1884)
"They were boiled with the swads on in the set-pot; they were then piled upon a riddle and placed upon the table. Round the base of the mountain were a lot ..."

3. The Complete Works of John Lyly by John Lyly, Richard Warwick Bond (1902)
"Whitney quotes ' Let country swains and silly swads be still ' — Greene, Madrigal. 94. raught : obsolete past participle of ' reach. ..."

4. The Complete Works of John Lyly by John Lyly, Richard Warwick Bond (1902)
"Whitney quotes ' Let country swains and silly swads be still'—Greene, Madrigal. 94. raught: obsolete past participle of' reach.' 97. in euery towne, &c. ..."

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