EnglishEdit

PronunciationEdit

  • IPA(key): /swɛlt/
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  • Rhymes: -ɛlt

Etymology 1Edit

From Middle English swelten, from Old English sweltan, from Proto-Germanic *sweltaną. Cognate to Dutch zwelten (to die).

VerbEdit

swelt (third-person singular simple present swelts, present participle swelting, simple past and past participle swelted or swelt)

  1. (obsolete outside dialects) To die.
  2. (obsolete outside dialects) To succumb or be overcome with emotion, heat, etc.; to faint or swelter

Etymology 2Edit

VerbEdit

swelt

  1. (obsolete) simple past tense of swell

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