Swingle

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swingle

(ˈswɪŋɡəl)
n
(Tools) a flat-bladed wooden instrument used for beating and scraping flax or hemp to remove coarse matter from it
vb
(Tools) (tr) to use a swingle on
[Old English swingel stroke; related to Middle High German swüngel, Middle Dutch swinghel]

swingle


Past participle: swingled
Gerund: swingling

Imperative
swingle
swingle
Present
I swingle
you swingle
he/she/it swingles
we swingle
you swingle
they swingle
Preterite
I swingled
you swingled
he/she/it swingled
we swingled
you swingled
they swingled
Present Continuous
I am swingling
you are swingling
he/she/it is swingling
we are swingling
you are swingling
they are swingling
Present Perfect
I have swingled
you have swingled
he/she/it has swingled
we have swingled
you have swingled
they have swingled
Past Continuous
I was swingling
you were swingling
he/she/it was swingling
we were swingling
you were swingling
they were swingling
Past Perfect
I had swingled
you had swingled
he/she/it had swingled
we had swingled
you had swingled
they had swingled
Future
I will swingle
you will swingle
he/she/it will swingle
we will swingle
you will swingle
they will swingle
Future Perfect
I will have swingled
you will have swingled
he/she/it will have swingled
we will have swingled
you will have swingled
they will have swingled
Future Continuous
I will be swingling
you will be swingling
he/she/it will be swingling
we will be swingling
you will be swingling
they will be swingling
Present Perfect Continuous
I have been swingling
you have been swingling
he/she/it has been swingling
we have been swingling
you have been swingling
they have been swingling
Future Perfect Continuous
I will have been swingling
you will have been swingling
he/she/it will have been swingling
we will have been swingling
you will have been swingling
they will have been swingling
Past Perfect Continuous
I had been swingling
you had been swingling
he/she/it had been swingling
we had been swingling
you had been swingling
they had been swingling
Conditional
I would swingle
you would swingle
he/she/it would swingle
we would swingle
you would swingle
they would swingle
Past Conditional
I would have swingled
you would have swingled
he/she/it would have swingled
we would have swingled
you would have swingled
they would have swingled

Swingle

A flat wood member used to thresh grain. See also Swipple.
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And it was with the Swingles that Susan appeared at La Scala.
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