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sweight (plural sweights)
- (Britain dialectal, Northern England, Scotland) A portion or amount; the greatest amount or the greater part of anything; a multitude; a great number or quantity.
- main sweight
- (Britain dialectal, Northern England, Scotland) The force of a moving object or body in motion; violence.
- (Britain dialectal, Scotland) A rush; an impetus; a burden, weight, or force.