Swough
Swough \Swough\, n. [See {Swoon}.] 1. A sound; a groan; a moan; a sough. [Obs.] [1913 Webster]

He sigheth with full many a sorry swough. --Chaucer. [1913 Webster]

2. A swoon. [Obs.] --Chaucer. [1913 Webster]


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  • Sough — (?; 277), n. [Cf. Icel. s?gr (in comp.) a rushing sound, or OE. swough, swogh, a sound, AS. sw?gan to rustle. Cf. {Surf}, {Swoon}, v. i.] 1. The sound produced by soughing; a hollow murmur or roaring. [1913 Webster] The whispering leaves or… …   The Collaborative International Dictionary of English

  • sough — [sou, suf] n. [19th c. < Northern dial. < ME swough < OE swogan, to sound < ? IE base * (s)waĝh : see ECHO] a soft, low, murmuring, sighing, or rustling sound vi. [ME swowen, soghen < OE swogan, to sound] to make a sough …   English World dictionary

  • i-swowe — i swowe(n, i swoȝen ME. pa. pple. of swough v. to swoon …   Useful english dictionary

  • i-swowen — i swowe(n, i swoȝen ME. pa. pple. of swough v. to swoon …   Useful english dictionary

  • i-swoȝen — i swowe(n, i swoȝen ME. pa. pple. of swough v. to swoon …   Useful english dictionary

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