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swedge Line breaks: swedge
Pronunciation: /swɛdʒ/
Scottish informal

Definition of swedge in English:



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Fight or brawl.
Example sentences
  • It has enough sex, swedging and swearing to satisfy the baser appetites of his fanbase but there is something new too - a sense of compassion, a drop of balm among the bile.


Perhaps related to dialect swag 'sway heavily'.

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