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swive

[ swahyv ]
/ swaɪv /
Obsolete

verb (used with object), swived, swiv·ing.

to copulate with.

verb (used without object), swived, swiv·ing.

to copulate.

Nearby words

swithin, swithin, saint, switz., switzer, switzerland, swive, swivel, swivel chair, swivel gun, swivel pin, swivel weaving

Origin of swive

1350–1400; Middle English swiven; apparently special use of Old English swīfan to move, wend, sweep; cf. swift, swivel
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British Dictionary definitions for swive

swive

/ (swaɪv) /

verb

archaic to have sexual intercourse with (a person)

Word Origin for swive

Old English swīfan to revolve, swivel
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