Swinge definition

swĭnj
To punish with blows; thrash; beat.
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(archaic) To punish with blows; beat; whip.
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(archaic) To move like a lash; to lash.
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(archaic) To strike hard.
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(archaic) A swinging blow.
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Other Word Forms

Noun

Singular:
swinge
Plural:
swinges

Origin of swinge

  • Middle English swengen to shake, dash from Old English swengan

    From American Heritage Dictionary of the English Language, 5th Edition

  • From Old English swengan: to shatter to Middle English swenge

    From Wiktionary