Definition of Swinking

1. Verb. (present participle of swink) ¹



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Definition of Swinking

1. swink [v] - See also: swink

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Lexicographical Neighbors of Swinking

swings
swings and roundabouts
swingset
swingsets
swingtree
swingtrees
swingy
swinish
swinishly
swinishness
swinishnesses
swink
swinked
swinker
swinkers
swinking (current term)
swinks
swinney
swinneys
swipe
swipeable
swipecard
swipecards
swiped
swiper
swipers
swipes
swipey
swipier
swipiest

Literary usage of Swinking

Below you will find example usage of this term as found in modern and/or classical literature:

1. The Works of the English Poets, from Chaucer to Cowper: Including the Series by Alexander Chalmers, Samuel Johnson (1810)
"... That God in holy church honoureth : For whan hir swinking is agone, They rede and sing in church ..."

2. The Complete Works of Geoffrey Chaucer: with an introduction by Thomas R by Geoffrey Chaucer, Thomas Raynesford Lounsbury (1900)
"... And yit ful many a monk laboureth, That god in holy chirche honoureth; For whan hir swinking is ..."

3. The Cry for Justice: An Anthology of the Literature of Social Protest; the by Upton Sinclair (1915)
"... (Contemporary English poet) WHAT is he hammering there, That devil swinking in Hell? Oh, he forges a cunning New Year, God knows he does it well. ..."

4. The Works of the English Poets, from Chaucer to Cowper: Including the Series by Alexander Chalmers, Samuel Johnson (1810)
"... That God in holy church honoureth : For whan hir swinking is agone, They rede and sing in church ..."

5. The Complete Works of Geoffrey Chaucer: with an introduction by Thomas R by Geoffrey Chaucer, Thomas Raynesford Lounsbury (1900)
"... And yit ful many a monk laboureth, That god in holy chirche honoureth; For whan hir swinking is ..."

6. The Cry for Justice: An Anthology of the Literature of Social Protest; the by Upton Sinclair (1915)
"... (Contemporary English poet) WHAT is he hammering there, That devil swinking in Hell? Oh, he forges a cunning New Year, God knows he does it well. ..."

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