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verb (used with object), swived, swiv·ing.
  1. to copulate with.
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verb (used without object), swived, swiv·ing.
  1. to copulate.
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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


  1. archaic to have sexual intercourse with (a person)
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Word Origin for swive

Old English swīfan to revolve, swivel
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