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Origin of swan1
OTHER WORDS FROM swanswanlike, adjective
Words nearby swan
Definition for swan (2 of 3)
verb (used without object)
Origin of swan2
Definition for swan (3 of 3)
Example sentences from the Web for swan
The film Black Swan, with costumes by Rodarte, had an enormous impact on fashion.
Natalie Portman The Black Swan Oscar winner rapped on SNL with The Lonely Island.When Celebrities Rap: Watch Anne Hathaway, Natalie Portman, Gwyneth Paltrow and More Spit Rhymes|Marina Watts|April 9, 2014|DAILY BEAST
The Fountain was one long fight, The Wrestler was divorce, and then we reconciled on Black Swan.‘Noah’ is a Global Warming Epic About the Battle Between Religion and Science, Says Cinematographer|Marlow Stern|March 27, 2014|DAILY BEAST
Seeley Lake lies in the valley between two mountain ranges: the Swan to the east, the Mission to the west.
From the corner of the porch you can see the Swan Mountains; turning your head, you see the Missions.
The universal desire was for mamma to see him, and when the time came, she owned that papa's swan had not turned out a goose.The Daisy Chain|Charlotte Yonge
Between the cape and Point Swan, there is a sandy bay, fronted by a bed of rocks.
The Black Swan, is singing to fine fashionable houses, and bids fair to stand unrivalled in the world of Song.
When the boat's all finished and all sails set, she'll sail away just like a swan; you see if she doesn't.
Now, little girl, you stand here and say: 'I christen thee White Swan.'
British Dictionary definitions for swan (1 of 3)
- a poet
- (capital when part of a title or epithet)the Swan of Avon (Shakespeare)