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swallet

EnglishEdit

EtymologyEdit

Compare German Schwall a sea swell, from schwellen to swell. See English swell.

NounEdit

swallet (plural swallets)

  1. (UK) A sinkhole; a shakehole.
  2. (UK, dialect, dated, mining, tin mining) Water breaking in upon the miners at their work.

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