- a vision; dream.
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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- archaic a vision or dream
Old English swefn; related to Old Norse svefn dream, sleep, Lithuanian sāpnas, Old Slavonic sunu, Latin somnus