Switched
Switch Switch, v. t. [imp. & p. p. {Switched}; p. pr. & vb. n. {Switching}.] 1. To strike with a switch or small flexible rod; to whip. --Chapman. [1913 Webster]

2. To swing or whisk; as, to switch a cane. [1913 Webster]

3. To trim, as, a hedge. [Prov. Eng.] --Halliwell. [1913 Webster]

4. To turn from one railway track to another; to transfer by a switch; -- generally with off, from, etc.; as, to switch off a train; to switch a car from one track to another. [1913 Webster]

5. (Eccl.) To shift to another circuit. [1913 Webster]


The Collaborative International Dictionary of English. 2000.

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