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swive

[ swahyv ]
/ swaɪv /
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verb (used with object), swived, swiv·ing.

to copulate with.

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

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

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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