'swounds

[ zwoundz, zoundz, zwoondz ]
/ zwaʊndz, zaʊndz, zwundz /

interjection Obsolete.

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Origin of 'swounds

First recorded in 1580–90; 's3 + wound1 + -s3

Words nearby 'swounds

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Example sentences from the Web for 'swounds

  • Swounds, but an empty stomach is a craven comrade in a desperate enterprise.

    The Tavern Knight|Rafael Sabatini

British Dictionary definitions for 'swounds

swounds

'swounds

/ (zwaʊndz, zaʊndz) /

interjection

archaic less common spellings of zounds
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