Swelt
Swelt \Swelt\, obs. imp. of {Swell}. [1913 Webster]

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  • Swelt — Swelt, v. i. [OE. swelten to die, to swoon or faint, AS. sweltan to die; akin to OD. swelten to hunger, to fail, OS. sweltan to die, Icel. svelta to die, to hunger, Sw. sv[ a]lta to hunger, Dan. sulte, Goth. sviltan to die. Cf. {Swelter},… …   The Collaborative International Dictionary of English

  • Swelt — Swelt, v. t. To overpower, as with heat; to cause to faint; to swelter. [Obs. or Prov. Eng.] Bp. Hall. [1913 Webster] …   The Collaborative International Dictionary of English

  • swelt — ˈswelt verb ( ed/ ing/ s) Etymology: Middle English swelten more at swelter intransitive verb 1. dialect a …   Useful english dictionary

  • swelt — Mawdesley Glossary to soak as dried peas …   English dialects glossary

  • swelt — welts …   Anagrams dictionary

  • swelt —  to swoon. N …   A glossary of provincial and local words used in England

  • to-swelt — to swelt, to swinge, to swink see to prefix2 …   Useful english dictionary

  • welts — swelt …   Anagrams dictionary

  • sweltered — sweltˈered adjective • • • Main Entry: ↑swelt …   Useful english dictionary

  • sweltering — [ˈswelt(ə)rɪŋ] adj so hot that you feel uncomfortable …   Dictionary for writing and speaking English

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