Definitions starting with S

ID #5888

switch

[cf. OED swinge a forcible sweeping movement obs. 1696] n. a sudden, forcible movement: 1918 They sprang across de river with one switch (Parsons 66). (Black)

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Last update: 2011-10-31 20:09
Author: Holm and Shilling, DBE, 1982
Revision: 1.0

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