verb (used without object), noun Archaic.
Origin of swound
Examples from the Web for swound
A silence that was like a swound fell on the instant, and the light within went out at a puff.John Splendid|Neil Munro
I poured out my tale at one breath and in one sentence, and when it ended my mother was in her swound.The Shoes of Fortune|Neil Munro
Hereupon my poor child was torn from me, and I fell in a swound upon the steps.
When my child heard this, she gave a cry of joy, and fell back in a swound with her head against the wall.