Swich
Swich Swich, a. [See {Such}.] Such. [Obs.] [1913 Webster]

Swich things as that I know I will declare. --Chaucer. [1913 Webster]


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  • swich — ˈswich chiefly dialect variant of such * * * swich var. swash n.2 drum; obs. f. such, switch …   Useful english dictionary

  • swich — adv. == as if. O. and N. 566 …   Oldest English Words

  • switcheroo — /swich euh rooh , swich euh rooh /, n., pl. switcheroos. Slang. an unexpected or sudden change or reversal in attitude, character, position, action, etc. [1930 35; SWITCH + EROO] * * * …   Universalium

  • switchback — /swich bak /, n. 1. a highway, as in a mountainous area, having many hairpin curves. 2. Railroads. a zigzag track arrangement for climbing a steep grade. 3. Brit. See roller coaster. v.i. 4. (of a road, railroad track, etc.) to progress through a …   Universalium

  • switchblade — /swich blayd /, n. a pocketknife, the blade of which is held by a spring and can be released suddenly, as by pressing a button. Also called switchblade knife. [1905 10; SWITCH + BLADE] * * * …   Universalium

  • switchboard — /swich bawrd , bohrd /, n. Elect. 1. a structural unit on which are mounted switches and instruments necessary to complete telephone circuits manually. 2. Also called lightboard. a panel of switches, dimmers, etc., for controlling the lighting on …   Universalium

  • switchgear — /swich gear /, n. Elect. switching equipment used in an electric power station. Also, switch gear. [1900 05; SWITCH + GEAR] * * * …   Universalium

  • switchman — /swich meuhn/, n., pl. switchmen. 1. a person who has charge of a switch on a railroad. 2. a person who assists in moving cars in a railway yard or terminal. [1835 45; SWITCH + MAN] * * * …   Universalium

  • switch-off — /swich awf , of /, n. the act or process of switching off a power supply, light source, appliance, etc. [n. use of v. phrase switch off] * * * …   Universalium

  • switch-on — /swich on , awn /, n. the act or process of switching on an ignition, light, appliance, etc. [n. use of v. phrase switch on] * * * …   Universalium

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