Swinge

Definition of Swinge

Pronunciation: swĭnjd
v. & n.1.See Singe.
v. t.1.To beat soundly; to whip; to chastise; to punish.
[imp. & p. p. Swinged (swĭnjd); p. pr. & vb. n. Swingeing (swĭnj"ĭng).]
I had swinged him soundly.
- Shak.
And swinges his own vices in his son.
- C. Dryden.
2.To move as a lash; to lash.
Swinges the scaly horror of his folded tail.
- Milton.
n.1.The sweep of anything in motion; a swinging blow; a swing.
2.Power; sway; influence.

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blacken, char, scorch, singe
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