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or Swith·un

[swith-in, swith-]
  1. Saint,died a.d. 862, English ecclesiastic: bishop of Winchester 852?–862.
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Historical Examples

  • A group of officers close by were laughing; Swithin stared at them uneasily.

    Villa Rubein and Other Stories

    John Galsworthy

  • Swithin glanced at the Citadel and thought, 'Looks a strong place!

  • Swithin felt a confused desire to speak in some foreign tongue.

  • Swithin's eyes swelled a little with his desire to see what they were waiting for.

  • Swithin ceased to wonder; he ceased to wonder at anything they did.

British Dictionary definitions for swithin



  1. Saint. died 862 ad, English ecclesiastic: bishop of Winchester (?852–862). Feast day: July 15
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