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swee-swy

/swiy sway/ [cf. Krio sway sound of whip in flogging, and sway sway small whip, esp. for child KED; cf. also Scots swee to throb with pain, and sway or swy to swing EDD] n. a hard spanking. (White, San Sal.)

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Last update: 2011-10-31 19:41
Author: Holm and Shilling, DBE, 1982
Revision: 1.0

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