swallet

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English[edit]

Etymology[edit]

Compare German Schwall (a sea swell), from schwellen (to swell). See English swell.

Noun[edit]

swallet (plural swallets)

  1. (Britain) A sinkhole; a shakehole.
  2. (Britain, dialect, dated, mining, tin mining) Water breaking in upon the miners at their work.

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