noun British Dialect.
Origin of swither
Examples from the Web for swither
A the folk say there was nae doubt about it, and sae does my mother, but my father was aye in a swither; he thought it couldna be.Merkland|Mrs. Oliphant
The whole works ud be in a swither 'fore iver we'd time to ax what was comin'.
He seemed to be in a swither whether to return home, to follow ye, or to lie down and die by the road.Wilson's Tales of the Borders and of Scotland Volume 17|Alexander Leighton
Strong cruel brutes, they did not swither a moment, but both leaped at M'Iver's throat.John Splendid|Neil Munro