swink

[swingk]British Archaic.

Origin of swink

before 900; Middle English swinken, Old English swincan; akin to swing1
Related formsswink·er, noun
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swink

verb
  1. (intr) to toil or drudge
noun
  1. toil or drudgery
Derived Formsswinker, noun

Word Origin for swink

Old English swinc, from swincan
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