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intr.v. Chiefly Southern US
To declare; swear. Used in the phrase I swanny as an interjection. See Note at vum.

[Probably alteration of dialectal (I) s' wan ye, (I) shall warrant ye.]


adj, swannier or swanniest
1. swanlike
2. abounding in swans
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I heard the two of them arguing the whole first half but I just thought that's typical Swanny and Fozzy.
Died peacefully at home surrounded by his family on the 5th July 2017 aged 64 years, Swanny will be sadly missed by all his family and friends.
Family spokesman and close friend Mike Swanny said: "The news about Lisa being out of danger is the biggest in this since the start.
In a post on Facebook group Leyland Memories, family friend Mike Swanny said Mrs Roussos was now awake, out of surgery and "aware of the situation".
Known to his friends as Swanny, Adrian was a keen Blues fanlived in Acocks Green.
The [euro]140million flushed down the swanny has to be taken from the exchequer, there's no other option.
Too late mate, this government has sold them down the swanny just like the miners.
Oh yes, I remember, they sold it down the swanny along with every other reserve we had.
There was nothing there for Swanny (spinner Graeme Swann) and the wicket wasn't abrasive at all, so once you get through that 30-40 overs mark it becomes very difficult for the bowlers.
Today's gone, tomorrow's another day, you start on nought and I just want - and the team would like - Matty (Matt Prior) and Broady (Stuart Broad) and Swanny (Graeme Swann) and Jimmy (James Anderson) to go and dig in and I think we can do that.
It's going to be a very tough selection call if Swanny is fit," he said.