Definition of Swifted

1. swift [v] - See also: swift



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Lexicographical Neighbors of Swifted

swevens
swey
sweyed
sweying
sweys
swidden
swiddens
swies
swift
swift boat
swift boating
swiftboat
swiftboated
swiftboating
swiftboats
swifted (current term)
swifter
swiftered
swiftering
swifters
swiftest
swifting
swiftlet
swiftlets
swiftly
swiftness
swiftnesses
swifts
swigged

Literary usage of Swifted

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

1. The Sailor's Word-book: An Alphabetical Digest of Nautical Terms, Including by William Henry Smyth (1867)
"The bars of tin- capstan arc swifted, by passing a rope-swifter over all their ... Tho rigging is also swifted down preparatory to replacing tho ratlines ..."

2. Two Years Before the Mast: A Personal Narrative by Richard Henry Dana (1911)
"... with which the rigging was swifted in; and these were used as jury ratlines until we got close upon the coast. After this the ship was scraped, ..."

3. Two Years Before the Mast: A Personal Narrative by Richard Henry Dana (1869)
"... with which the rigging was swifted in ; and these were used as jury ratlines until we got close upon the coast. ..."

4. Two years before the mast: or, A voice from the forecastle by Richard Henry Dana (1854)
"... taut and straight, that we were obliged to go aloft upon the ropes and shear-poles with which the rigging was swifted in; and these were used as jury ..."

5. Two Years Before the Mast: A Personal Narrative by Richard Henry Dana (1911)
"... with which the rigging was swifted in; and these were used as jury ratlines until we got close upon the coast. After this, the ship was scraped, ..."

6. The Sailor's Word-book: An Alphabetical Digest of Nautical Terms, Including by William Henry Smyth (1867)
"The bars of tin- capstan arc swifted, by passing a rope-swifter over all their ... Tho rigging is also swifted down preparatory to replacing tho ratlines ..."

7. Two Years Before the Mast: A Personal Narrative by Richard Henry Dana (1911)
"... with which the rigging was swifted in; and these were used as jury ratlines until we got close upon the coast. After this the ship was scraped, ..."

8. Two Years Before the Mast: A Personal Narrative by Richard Henry Dana (1869)
"... with which the rigging was swifted in ; and these were used as jury ratlines until we got close upon the coast. ..."

9. Two years before the mast: or, A voice from the forecastle by Richard Henry Dana (1854)
"... taut and straight, that we were obliged to go aloft upon the ropes and shear-poles with which the rigging was swifted in; and these were used as jury ..."

10. Two Years Before the Mast: A Personal Narrative by Richard Henry Dana (1911)
"... with which the rigging was swifted in; and these were used as jury ratlines until we got close upon the coast. After this, the ship was scraped, ..."

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