Swarve

Definitions

  • Webster's Revised Unabridged Dictionary
    • Swarve To climb.
    • Swarve To swerve.
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Century Dictionary and Cyclopedia
    • swarve To swerve; incline to one side.
    • swarve To climb.
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Chambers's Twentieth Century Dictionary
    • v.i Swarve swawrv to swerve.
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Etymology

Webster's Revised Unabridged Dictionary
See Swerve

Usage

In literature:

If you grub her out, the bank she'll all come tearin' down, an' next floods the brook'll swarve up.
"Puck of Pook's Hill" by Rudyard Kipling
Swarved, x, 14, swerved.
"Spenser's The Faerie Queene, Book I" by Edmund Spenser
If you grub her out, the bank she'll all come tearin' down, an' next floods the brook'll swarve up.
"Puck of Pook's Hill" by Rudyard Kipling
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