swink


swink
to toil; to labour

Phrontistery dictionary. 2013.

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  • Swink — Swink, CO U.S. town in Colorado Population (2000): 696 Housing Units (2000): 291 Land area (2000): 0.269292 sq. miles (0.697463 sq. km) Water area (2000): 0.000000 sq. miles (0.000000 sq. km) Total area (2000): 0.269292 sq. miles (0.697463 sq.… …   StarDict's U.S. Gazetteer Places

  • Swink — Swink, v. i. [imp. {Swank}, {Swonk}; p. p. {Swonken}; p. pr. & vb. n. {Swinking}.] [AS. swincan, akin to swingan. See {Swing}.] To labor; to toil; to salve. [Obs. or Archaic] [1913 Webster] Or swink with his hands and labor. Chaucer. [1913… …   The Collaborative International Dictionary of English

  • Swink — Swink, v. t. 1. To cause to toil or drudge; to tire or exhaust with labor. [Obs.] [1913 Webster] And the swinked hedger at his supper sat. Milton. [1913 Webster] 2. To acquire by labor. [Obs.] Piers Plowman. [1913 Webster] To devour all that… …   The Collaborative International Dictionary of English

  • Swink, CO — U.S. town in Colorado Population (2000): 696 Housing Units (2000): 291 Land area (2000): 0.269292 sq. miles (0.697463 sq. km) Water area (2000): 0.000000 sq. miles (0.000000 sq. km) Total area (2000): 0.269292 sq. miles (0.697463 sq. km) FIPS… …   StarDict's U.S. Gazetteer Places

  • Swink, OK — U.S. town in Oklahoma Population (2000): 83 Housing Units (2000): 47 Land area (2000): 0.161756 sq. miles (0.418946 sq. km) Water area (2000): 0.000000 sq. miles (0.000000 sq. km) Total area (2000): 0.161756 sq. miles (0.418946 sq. km) FIPS code …   StarDict's U.S. Gazetteer Places

  • swink´er — swink «swihngk», noun, verb, swank or swonk, swonk|en, swink|ing. Archaic. –n. labor; toil. ╂[Old English …   Useful english dictionary

  • Swink — Swink, n. [As. swinc, geswinc.] Labor; toil; drudgery. [Obs.] Chaucer. Spenser. [1913 Webster] …   The Collaborative International Dictionary of English

  • swink — [swiŋk] n., vi. swinked or swank, swinking [ME swinken < OE swincan: for IE base see SWING] Archaic labor; toil …   English World dictionary

  • Swink — Robert Swink (* 3. Juni 1918 in Rocky Ford, Colorado; † 15. August 2000 in Santa Maria, Kalifornien) war ein US amerikanischer Cutter. Inhaltsverzeichnis 1 Biographie 2 Auszeichnungen …   Deutsch Wikipedia

  • Swink — Infobox Company company name = Swink company company type = Private foundation = 2008 location = flagicon|Florida Deerfield Beach, Florida num employees …   Wikipedia

  • swink't — swinked (Milton swink t) adjective Toilworn, fatigued • • • Main Entry: ↑swink …   Useful english dictionary


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