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swedge Line breaks: swedge
Pronunciation: /swɛdʒ/

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Scottish informal

Definition of swedge in English:

noun

A fight or brawl.

verb

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Fight or brawl.

Origin

Perhaps related to dialect swag 'sway heavily'.

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