Swinker Swink"er, n. A laborer. [Obs.] --Chaucer. [1913 Webster]

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  • swinker — …   Useful english dictionary

  • swink — swinker, n. /swingk/, v.i., swank or swonk, swonken, swinking, n. Brit. Archaic. labor; toil. [bef. 900; ME swinken, OE swincan; akin to SWING1] * * * …   Universalium

  • swink — /swɪŋk/ (say swingk) Obsolete –verb (i) (swank or swonk, swonken, swinking) 1. to labour; toil. –noun 2. labour; toil. {Middle English; Old English swincan} –swinker, noun …   Australian English dictionary

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