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swink

[ swingk ]
/ swɪŋk /
British Archaic.
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verb (used without object), noun swank or swonk, swonk·en, swink·ing,

labor; toil.

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Origin of swink

before 900; Middle English swinken,Old English swincan; akin to swing1
swinker, noun
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British Dictionary definitions for swink

swink
/ (swɪŋk) archaic /

verb

(intr) to toil or drudge

noun

toil or drudgery
swinker, noun
Old English swinc, from swincan
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