Swealed
Sweal Sweal, v. i. [imp. & p. p. {Swealed}; p. pr. & vb. n. {Swealing}.] [OE. swelen to burn, AS. swelan; akin to G. schwelen to burn slowly, schw["u]l sultry, Icel. sv[ae]la a thick smoke.] To melt and run down, as the tallow of a candle; to waste away without feeding the flame. [Written also {swale}.] --Sir W. Scott. [1913 Webster]

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  • swale — Sweal Sweal, v. i. [imp. & p. p. {Swealed}; p. pr. & vb. n. {Swealing}.] [OE. swelen to burn, AS. swelan; akin to G. schwelen to burn slowly, schw[ u]l sultry, Icel. sv[ae]la a thick smoke.] To melt and run down, as the tallow of a candle; to… …   The Collaborative International Dictionary of English

  • Sweal — Sweal, v. i. [imp. & p. p. {Swealed}; p. pr. & vb. n. {Swealing}.] [OE. swelen to burn, AS. swelan; akin to G. schwelen to burn slowly, schw[ u]l sultry, Icel. sv[ae]la a thick smoke.] To melt and run down, as the tallow of a candle; to waste… …   The Collaborative International Dictionary of English

  • Swealing — Sweal Sweal, v. i. [imp. & p. p. {Swealed}; p. pr. & vb. n. {Swealing}.] [OE. swelen to burn, AS. swelan; akin to G. schwelen to burn slowly, schw[ u]l sultry, Icel. sv[ae]la a thick smoke.] To melt and run down, as the tallow of a candle; to… …   The Collaborative International Dictionary of English

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