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Old EnglishEdit

Alternative formsEdit

EtymologyEdit

From swift +‎ -nes.

NounEdit

swiftnes f (nominative plural swiftnessa)

  1. swiftness, fleetness, celerity.

DeclensionEdit

DescendantsEdit

  • Middle English: swyftnesse, swiftnesse

ReferencesEdit

  • swiftness in Joseph Bosworth and T. Northcote Toller (1898) An Anglo-Saxon Dictionary