noun British Dialect.
THINK YOU’VE GOT A HANDLE ON THIS US STATE NICKNAME QUIZ?
Origin of swither
Words nearby swither
Example sentences from the Web for swither
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
The whole works ud be in a swither 'fore iver we'd time to ax what was comin'.
Meanwhile the big mother moose was thrashing around in the bushes in a terrible swither, calling her calf to come.Wood Folk at School|William J. Long
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