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EnglishEdit

EtymologyEdit

A dialectal form of swallow, used in northern Britain, particularly in northeast England and parts of Scotland.

PronunciationEdit

NounEdit

swallie (plural swallies)

  1. The act of swallowing.
  2. A throat or gullet.

VerbEdit

swallie (third-person singular simple present swallies, present participle swallyin, simple past and past participle swallit)

  1. To swallow (food etc).

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ScotsEdit

PronunciationEdit

NounEdit

swallie (plural swallies)

  1. The act of swallowing.
  2. A throat or gullet.

VerbEdit

swallie (third-person singular present swallies, present participle swallyin, past swallit, past participle swallit)

  1. To swallow (food etc).