Definition of Swail

1. swale [n -S] - See also: swale



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Lexicographical Neighbors of Swail

swaggeringly
swaggers
swaggery
swaggie
swaggies
swagging
swaggy
swaging
swagman
swagmen
swags
swagshop
swagshops
swagsman
swagsmen
swail (current term)
swails
swain
swaining
swainings
swainish
swainishness
swainishnesses
swainling
swainlings
swainmote
swainmotes
swains
swainship
swainsonine

Literary usage of Swail

Below you will find example usage of this term as found in modern and/or classical literature:

1. The Montreal Law Reports: Superior Court by James Kirby, Québec (Province). Superior Court (1890)
"... property of one swail at Côte-des-Neiges, flowed to the Queen's highway passing in its course through the lot of land now belonging to defendant, ..."

2. Transactions of the Cumberland & Westmorland Antiquarian & Archeological Society by James Simpson, Richard Saul Ferguson, William Gershom Collingwood (1884)
"1696 January ye 3d Ann swail a Stranger buried Feb ye 8th Thomas swail a stranger buried. Feb ye 9th Ann swail of Dalston buried 1713 July 31. ..."

3. Glossary of Northamptonshire Words and Phrases by Anne Elizabeth Baker (1854)
"Granny there was on the bench, Coolly sitting in the swail. CLARE'S Village Minstrel, vol. ip 139. Sweet type of innocence! * snow-clothed blossom! ..."

4. The Montreal Law Reports: Superior Court by James Kirby, Québec (Province). Superior Court (1890)
"... property of one swail at Côte-des-Neiges, flowed to the Queen's highway passing in its course through the lot of land now belonging to defendant, ..."

5. Transactions of the Cumberland & Westmorland Antiquarian & Archeological Society by James Simpson, Richard Saul Ferguson, William Gershom Collingwood (1884)
"1696 January ye 3d Ann swail a Stranger buried Feb ye 8th Thomas swail a stranger buried. Feb ye 9th Ann swail of Dalston buried 1713 July 31. ..."

6. Glossary of Northamptonshire Words and Phrases by Anne Elizabeth Baker (1854)
"Granny there was on the bench, Coolly sitting in the swail. CLARE'S Village Minstrel, vol. ip 139. Sweet type of innocence! * snow-clothed blossom! ..."

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