Swasher

Definitions

  • Webster's Revised Unabridged Dictionary
    • n Swasher One who makes a blustering show of valor or force of arms.
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Century Dictionary and Cyclopedia
    • n swasher One who swashes, or makes a blustering show of valor or force of arms; a braggart; a bully.
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Chambers's Twentieth Century Dictionary
    • Swasher (Shak.) one who swashes, a blusterer
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Etymology

Chambers's Twentieth Century Dictionary
Scand.; cf. dial. Sw. svasska, Norw. svakka, prov. Eng. swack, a blow.