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[swound, swoond]
verb (used without object), noun Archaic.
  1. swoon.
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Origin of swound

1400–50; late Middle English swounde (v.), variant (with excrescent d) of swoune to swoon
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Examples from the Web for swounded

Historical Examples of swounded

  • Swounded is the reading of the 1st quarto; the other early eds.

    Shakespeare's Tragedy of Romeo and Juliet

    William Shakespeare

  • When this hell-hound had thus spoken, I gave a loud cry and swounded.

    The Amber Witch

    Wilhelm Meinhold

British Dictionary definitions for swounded


noun, verb
  1. an archaic or dialect word for swoon
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