Definition of Sweenies

1. sweeny [n] - See also: sweeny



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Lexicographical Neighbors of Sweenies

swede
swedenborgite
swedes
swedge
swedged
swedish turnip
swee
sweed
sweeing
sweel
sweeled
sweeling
sweels
sweeney
sweeneys
sweenies (current term)
sweeny
sweep-second
sweep aside
sweep away
sweep hand
sweep oar
sweep off
sweep out
sweep over
sweep someone off their feet
sweep something under the carpet
sweep something under the rug
sweep the board

Literary usage of Sweenies

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

1. Wild Sports of the West: With Legendary Tales, and Local Sketches by William Hamilton Maxwell (1843)
"My father accommodated matters with the sweenies, and my foster-brother was ... A year passed, but the sweenies had not forgotten or forgiven the death of ..."

2. The History of Ireland: From the Earliest Period to the English Invasion by Geoffrey Keating (1866)
"The Mac sweenies were standard-bearers and marshals to the O'Donnells. They were famous throughout Ireland as leaders of those heavy-armed infantry soldiers ..."

3. Bentley's Miscellany by Charles Dickens, William Harrison Ainsworth, Albert Smith (1845)
"was answered by a shout of " the sweenies for ever ! " With marvellous alacrity, the kinsmen and acquaintances of both these respectable families responded ..."

4. Bentley's Miscellany by Charles Dickens, William Harrison Ainsworth, Albert Smith (1845)
"was answered by a shout of " the sweenies for ever ! " With marvellous alacrity, the kinsmen and acquaintances of both these respectable families responded ..."

5. Wild Sports of the West: With Legendary Tales, and Local Sketches by William Hamilton Maxwell (1843)
"My father accommodated matters with the sweenies, and my foster-brother was ... A year passed, but the sweenies had not forgotten or forgiven the death of ..."

6. The History of Ireland: From the Earliest Period to the English Invasion by Geoffrey Keating (1866)
"The Mac sweenies were standard-bearers and marshals to the O'Donnells. They were famous throughout Ireland as leaders of those heavy-armed infantry soldiers ..."

7. Bentley's Miscellany by Charles Dickens, William Harrison Ainsworth, Albert Smith (1845)
"was answered by a shout of " the sweenies for ever ! " With marvellous alacrity, the kinsmen and acquaintances of both these respectable families responded ..."

8. Bentley's Miscellany by Charles Dickens, William Harrison Ainsworth, Albert Smith (1845)
"was answered by a shout of " the sweenies for ever ! " With marvellous alacrity, the kinsmen and acquaintances of both these respectable families responded ..."

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