swellynge

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Middle English[edit]

Alternative forms[edit]

Etymology[edit]

From swellen +‎ -ing.

Pronunciation[edit]

Noun[edit]

swellynge (plural swellynges)

  1. (medicine) A swelling or growth of a body part or injury.
  2. (medicine) An unnatural excrescence or projection.
  3. Vainness, pridefulness, or arrogance.
  4. (rare) Any intense emotion or feeling.
  5. (rare) A rise (a growth in something)
  6. (rare) A rise (an upwards movement in something)
  7. (rare) A revolt or protest.

Descendants[edit]

  • English: swelling
  • Scots: swallin

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