Definition of Swarfed

1. swarf [v] - See also: swarf



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Lexicographical Neighbors of Swarfed

swarajisms
swarajist
swarajists
sward
swarded
swardier
swardiest
swarding
swards
swardy
sware
swaree
swarees
swarf
swarf-penny
swarfed (current term)
swarfing
swarfs
swarm
swarm spore
swarm spores
swarmed
swarmer
swarmers
swarming
swarming(a)
swarmings
swarms
swarmspores

Literary usage of Swarfed

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

1. A Dictionary of English Etymology by Hensleigh Wedgwood (1865)
"To Swarm, Squirm, Swarf. To climb the bole of a tree by clipping it with the arms and legs, twisting them around it. He swarfed then the mainmast tree, ..."

2. The History of the Kirk of Scotland: From the Year 1558 to August 1637 by John Row (1842)
"... that no sooner did he heare a ham spoken of but he swarfed.1 Yit the rage of the ministers of Edinburgh ceased not here, for they wrot to the King an ..."

3. The History of the Kirk of Scotland: From the Year 1558 to August 1637 by John Row, Wodrow Society (1842)
"... ham spoken of but he swarfed.1 Yit the rage of the ministers of Edinburgh ceased not here, for they wrot to the King an heavie complaint upon their awin ..."

4. The world's wit and humor: an encyclopedia of the classic wit and humor of by Lionel Strachey (1906)
"I canaa help thinkin that he swarfed; though perhaps he was only pretendin. So I mounted him, and, putting my worsted garters through his nose (it had been ..."

5. A Dictionary of English Etymology by Hensleigh Wedgwood (1865)
"To Swarm, Squirm, Swarf. To climb the bole of a tree by clipping it with the arms and legs, twisting them around it. He swarfed then the mainmast tree, ..."

6. The History of the Kirk of Scotland: From the Year 1558 to August 1637 by John Row (1842)
"... that no sooner did he heare a ham spoken of but he swarfed.1 Yit the rage of the ministers of Edinburgh ceased not here, for they wrot to the King an ..."

7. The History of the Kirk of Scotland: From the Year 1558 to August 1637 by John Row, Wodrow Society (1842)
"... ham spoken of but he swarfed.1 Yit the rage of the ministers of Edinburgh ceased not here, for they wrot to the King an heavie complaint upon their awin ..."

8. The world's wit and humor: an encyclopedia of the classic wit and humor of by Lionel Strachey (1906)
"I canaa help thinkin that he swarfed; though perhaps he was only pretendin. So I mounted him, and, putting my worsted garters through his nose (it had been ..."

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