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adjective Archaic.
  1. swollen.
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Historical Examples of swoln

  • Of whom the sick world (Anarchy, both vocal and silent, having now swoln rather high) is everywhere getting weary.

    History Of Friedrich II. of Prussia, Vol, II. (of XXI.)

    Thomas Carlyle

  • The visual orb was swoln, blood-shot, troubled and intolerably dull.

  • Certainly fame is like a river, that beareth up things light and swoln, and drowns things weighty and solid.


    Francis Bacon

  • Here Mrs. Meridith ended her narrative, and the swoln eyes of her auditors gave a proof that they had been attentive to it.

    The Adopted Daughter

    Elizabeth Sandham

  • It grieved his mother that he was not found, that her heart had not been harrowed by the look of the swoln corpse.