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sweer

[ sweer ]
/ swɪər /
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adjective Scot. and North England.

slothful; indolent.
unwilling; reluctant.

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Origin of sweer

before 900; Middle English swer(e), Old English swær(e) heavy, sluggish; cognate with German schwer
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British Dictionary definitions for sweer

sweer
/ (swiːr) /

verb

Scot a variant spelling of sweir 1, sweir 2
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