Definition of Swanked

1. Verb. (past of swank) ¹

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Definition of Swanked

1. swank [v] - See also: swank

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Lexicographical Neighbors of Swanked

swan dive
swan hopping
swan orchid
swan song
swan upper
swan upping
swanee whistle
swanflower
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swangs
swanherd
swanherds
swanimote
swanimotes
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swanked (current term)
swanker
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Literary usage of Swanked

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1. 88 Bis and V. I. H.: Letters from Two Hospitals by Katharine Foote (1919)
"Lights twinkled, Staff Officers swanked about, and Kilties gave a touch of color, appearing a moment to vanish again in the gloom of the Rows. ..."

2. The Monthly Review by Ralph Griffiths (1798)
"... is never spelt with the ». p. Buck and breast, for a coat of mail, would not now be intelligible. 10. Sad-swanked is, at best, provincial; ..."

3. A Dictionary of Archaic and Provincial Words, Obsolete Phrases, Proverbs by James Orchard Halliwell-Phillipps (1889)
"BACK-swanked. Lean in the flank, a term applied to a horse. Miege. BACKSWORD. The game of single-stick. Wilts. A backsword, properly speaking, ..."

4. A Dictionary of Archaic & Provincial Words, Obsolete Phrases, Proverbs by James Orchard Halliwell-Phillipps (1852)
"BACK-swanked. Lean in the flank, a term applied to a horse. Miege. BACKSWORD. The game of single-stick, ft'ilti. A backsword, properly speaking, ..."

5. Dictionary of Obsolete and Provincial English: Containing Words from the by Thomas Wright (1857)
"BACK-swanked, adj. Lean in the flank, applied to a horse. BACKSWORD, ». The game of single-stick. Wilts. BACKWARD, ». To keep back ; to hinder. BACKWARD, ». ..."

6. 88 Bis and V. I. H.: Letters from Two Hospitals by Katharine Foote (1919)
"Lights twinkled, Staff Officers swanked about, and Kilties gave a touch of color, appearing a moment to vanish again in the gloom of the Rows. ..."

7. The Monthly Review by Ralph Griffiths (1798)
"... is never spelt with the ». p. Buck and breast, for a coat of mail, would not now be intelligible. 10. Sad-swanked is, at best, provincial; ..."

8. A Dictionary of Archaic and Provincial Words, Obsolete Phrases, Proverbs by James Orchard Halliwell-Phillipps (1889)
"BACK-swanked. Lean in the flank, a term applied to a horse. Miege. BACKSWORD. The game of single-stick. Wilts. A backsword, properly speaking, ..."

9. A Dictionary of Archaic & Provincial Words, Obsolete Phrases, Proverbs by James Orchard Halliwell-Phillipps (1852)
"BACK-swanked. Lean in the flank, a term applied to a horse. Miege. BACKSWORD. The game of single-stick, ft'ilti. A backsword, properly speaking, ..."

10. Dictionary of Obsolete and Provincial English: Containing Words from the by Thomas Wright (1857)
"BACK-swanked, adj. Lean in the flank, applied to a horse. BACKSWORD, ». The game of single-stick. Wilts. BACKWARD, ». To keep back ; to hinder. BACKWARD, ». ..."

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