Swal Swal, obs. imp. of {Swell}. Swelled. --Chaucer. [1913 Webster]

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  • swal — swal·ing·ly; swal·let; swal·lo; swal·low·able; swal·low·er; swal·low·ling; swal·low; …   English syllables

  • swal — obs. pa. tense of swell v …   Useful english dictionary

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  • swal|low-tailed — «SWOL oh TAYLD», adjective. 1. having a tail like that of a swallow. 2. of the form of a swallow s tail …   Useful english dictionary

  • swal|low|a|ble — «SWOL oh uh buhl», adjective. 1. that can be swallowed. 2. Figurative. that can be believed; credible …   Useful english dictionary

  • swal|low|tail — «SWOL oh TAYL», noun. 1. a large butterfly, having taillike extensions of the hind wings. The tiger swallowtail and the zebra swallowtail are two kinds. »Swallowtails…include some of the most beautifully colored butterflies (A. M. Winchester). 2 …   Useful english dictionary

  • swal|low|wort — «SWOL oh WURT», noun. 1. any one of several plants of the milkweed family, especially a European herb whose pods suggest a swallow with outspread wings. It has a root with emetic, cathartic, and diuretic properties. 2. = celandine (def. 1). (Cf.… …   Useful english dictionary

  • swalæ̅n — s. swalēn; …   Germanisches Wörterbuch

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