sweven

[ swev-uh n ]
/ ˈswɛv ən /
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noun Archaic.

a vision; dream.

Nearby words

  1. swept,
  2. swept volume,
  3. sweptback,
  4. sweptwing,
  5. swerve,
  6. sweyn,
  7. swff,
  8. swg,
  9. swidden,
  10. swift

Origin of sweven

before 900; Middle English; Old English swefn; akin to Old Norse sofa to sleep, Latin somnus, Greek hýpnos sleep

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British Dictionary definitions for sweven

sweven

/ (ˈswɛvən) /

noun

archaic a vision or dream

Word Origin for sweven

Old English swefn; related to Old Norse svefn dream, sleep, Lithuanian sāpnas, Old Slavonic sunu, Latin somnus

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