Definition of Sweard

1. sword [n -S]



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Lexicographical Neighbors of Sweard

swealed
swealing
swealings
sweals
sweam
swear
swear by
swear down
swear in
swear like a trooper
swear off
swear on a stack of Bibles
swear out
swear word
swear words
sweard (current term)
sweards
sweare
sweared
swearer
swearers
swearest
sweareth
swearier
sweariest
swearing
swearings
swears
swearword
swearwords

Literary usage of Sweard

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1. A Glossary: Or, Collection of Words, Phrases, Names, and Allusions to by Robert Nares, James Orchard Halliwell-Phillipps, Thomas Wright (1872)
"Skin; f rom sweard, Saxon. Often corrupted to sword, as when applied to the skin of bacon, .... sweard ..."

2. The British Magazine and Monthly Register of Religious and Ecclesiastical by Hugh James Rose, Samuel Roffey Maitland (1842)
"... doctrine that it shall nede of a sweard* to scrape it out clene. Tbe Lord God of heaven, from whom al goodness doth come, vouchsafe to bring him and all ..."

3. Machiavelli by Niccolò Machiavelli (1905)
"... whiche made theim a lighte on foote, thei come with the sweard, and in their orders to find them, and have no other difficultie, then to come nere to ..."

4. Machiavelli by Niccolò Machiavelli (1905)
"... whiche made theim a lighte on foote, thei come with the sweard, ... so that thei maie reche them with the sweard, for that so sone as thei have gotten ..."

5. The Works of John Knox by John Knox, David Laing (1895)
"(said sche,) thei resisted not by the sweard ?" e^ jna(lam, had not gevin ... apprehend the father, tack the sweard or other ..."

6. A Glossary: Or, Collection of Words, Phrases, Names, and Allusions to by Robert Nares, James Orchard Halliwell-Phillipps, Thomas Wright (1872)
"Skin; f rom sweard, Saxon. Often corrupted to sword, as when applied to the skin of bacon, .... sweard ..."

7. The British Magazine and Monthly Register of Religious and Ecclesiastical by Hugh James Rose, Samuel Roffey Maitland (1842)
"... doctrine that it shall nede of a sweard* to scrape it out clene. Tbe Lord God of heaven, from whom al goodness doth come, vouchsafe to bring him and all ..."

8. Machiavelli by Niccolò Machiavelli (1905)
"... whiche made theim a lighte on foote, thei come with the sweard, and in their orders to find them, and have no other difficultie, then to come nere to ..."

9. Machiavelli by Niccolò Machiavelli (1905)
"... whiche made theim a lighte on foote, thei come with the sweard, ... so that thei maie reche them with the sweard, for that so sone as thei have gotten ..."

10. The Works of John Knox by John Knox, David Laing (1895)
"(said sche,) thei resisted not by the sweard ?" e^ jna(lam, had not gevin ... apprehend the father, tack the sweard or other ..."

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