swede

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Swede.
See also: Swede

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Etymology 1[edit]

From the earlier term Swedish turnip, because the Swedes introduced the plant to the English in the 1700s.

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Noun[edit]

swede ‎(plural swedes)

  1. (chiefly Britain) The fleshy yellow root of a variety of rape, Brassica napus, resembling a large turnip, grown as a vegetable.
  2. The plant from which this is obtained.
  3. (Scotland, Ireland, Northern England) The turnip.
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Etymology 2[edit]

Coined by Michel Gondry in the film Be Kind Rewind, from the claim that films produced in this way were imported from Sweden.

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Verb[edit]

swede ‎(third-person singular simple present swedes, present participle sweding, simple past and past participle sweded)

  1. To produce a low-budget remake of a film without the use of professional actors or filming techniques.

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