beswink

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English[edit]

Etymology[edit]

From Middle English beswinken, from Old English beswincan (to labour, toil, exert oneself), from be- + swincan (to toil). More at swink.

Verb[edit]

beswink (third-person singular simple present beswinks, present participle beswinking, simple past beswank, past participle beswunk or beswunken)

  1. to labour, toil; belabour