Sweight meaning

(UK dialectal, Northern England, Scotland) A portion or amount; the greatest amount or the greater part of anything; a multitude; a great number or quantity.

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(UK dialectal, Northern England, Scotland) The force of a moving object or body in motion; violence.
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(UK dialectal, Scotland) A rush; an impetus; a burden, weight, or force.
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Origin of sweight

  • From Middle English sweyght, derivative of Middle English sweiȝen (“to sway”), equivalent to sway +‎ -th.
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