swaling

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swaling

  1. present participle of swale

Noun[edit]

swaling (plural swalings)

  1. Melted wax that runs down the edge of a candle.
    • 1929, Archaeologia Cantiana (volume 41, page 68)
      Metal cups, or basins, were very generally employed in churches for catching the swalings of wax candles, wax being a commodity too valuable to be wasted.

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