swonk

[ swongk ]
/ swɒŋk /

verb

a simple past tense of swink.

Definition for swonk (2 of 2)

swink

[ swingk ]
/ swɪŋk /
British Archaic.

verb (used without object), swank or swonk, swonk·en, swink·ing, noun

labor; toil.

Origin of swink

before 900; Middle English swinken, Old English swincan; akin to swing1

Related forms

swink·er, noun
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British Dictionary definitions for swonk

swink

/ (swɪŋk) archaic /

verb

(intr) to toil or drudge

noun

toil or drudgery

Derived Forms

swinker, noun

Word Origin for swink

Old English swinc, from swincan
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