Aswoon
Aswoon \A*swoon"\, adv. In a swoon. --Chaucer. [1913 Webster]

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  • aswoon — əˈswün adjective Etymology: Middle English aswoue, aswoune, aswone, from Old English geswōgen : swooning * * * /euh swoohn /, adj., adv. being in a swoon: the duchess aswoon on the couch in despair. [1300 50; ME aswowe(n), aswowne, alter. (with… …   Useful english dictionary

  • aswoon — /euh swoohn /, adj., adv. being in a swoon: the duchess aswoon on the couch in despair. [1300 50; ME aswowe(n), aswowne, alter. (with initial vowel taken as A 1) of i swone(n), in swoue(n), reanalysis, as a prep. phrase, of iswouen, OE geswogen… …   Universalium

  • aswoon — adjective Date: 14th century being in a swoon ; dazed …   New Collegiate Dictionary

  • aswoon — a•swoon [[t]əˈswun[/t]] adj. being in a swoon • Etymology: 1300–50 …   From formal English to slang

  • Bahamut — ( ar. بهموت Bahamūt ) is a vast fish that supports the earth in Arabian mythology.cite book last = Borges first = Jorge Luis authorlink = Jorge Luis Borges coauthors = Margarita Guerrero, Norman Thomas di Giovanni (trans.) title = The Book of… …   Wikipedia

  • swoon — verb 1》 literary faint, especially from extreme emotion. 2》 (usu. swoon over) be overcome with adoration or other strong emotion. noun literary a faint. Origin ME: as swown fainting , aswoon in a faint , both from OE geswōgen overcome …   English new terms dictionary

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