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WordNet 3.0Copyright Princeton University


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n. - Stately heavy-bodied aquatic bird with very long neck and usually white plumage as adult; v. - To declare or affirm solemnly and formally as true; Sweep majestically; Move about aimlessly or without any destination, often in search of food or employ

Usage examples (37)
  • For instance, use of the term swan-upping is always greeted with a smile in England.
  • It turns out the swan is controlling a work hole with an infinite field effect.
  • During a lengthy set that leaned heavily on the band's 1995 major label swan song more > >
  • Upper Ririe reservoir, north of St. Anthony Sand Dunes, the flats in swan valley are pretty good places. for more
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