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swound

[swound, swoond] /swaʊnd, swund/
verb (used without object), noun, Archaic.
1.
Origin of swound
late Middle English
1400-1450
1400-50; late Middle English swounde (v.), variant (with excrescent d) of swoune to swoon

'swounds

[zwoundz, zoundz, zwoondz] /zwaʊndz, zaʊndz, zwundz/
interjection, Obsolete.
1.
Origin
1580-90; 's3 + wound1 + -s3
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  • swounds, but an empty stomach is a craven comrade in a desperate enterprise.

    The Tavern Knight Rafael Sabatini
British Dictionary definitions for swounds

swounds

/zwaʊndz; zaʊndz/
interjection
1.
(archaic) less common spellings of zounds

swound

/swaʊnd/
noun, verb
1.
an archaic or dialect word for swoon
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