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swonken

[swong-kuh n] /ˈswɒŋ kən/
verb
1.
past participle of swink.

swink

[swingk] /swɪŋk/ British Archaic.
verb (used without object), swank or swonk, swonken, swinking, noun
1.
labor; toil.
Origin of swink
900
before 900; Middle English swinken, Old English swincan; akin to swing1
Related forms
swinker, noun
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British Dictionary definitions for swonken

swink

/swɪŋk/
verb
1.
(intransitive) to toil or drudge
noun
2.
toil or drudgery
Derived Forms
swinker, noun
Word Origin
Old English swinc, from swincan
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