- Chiefly British Dialect. immediately; quickly.
- Scot. to hurry; hasten.
Origin of swith
before 900; Middle English (adv.), Old English swīthe strongly, equivalent to swīth strong (cognate with German geschwind, Old Norse svinnr fast, Gothic swinths strong) + -e adv. suffix
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