Swede vs Swedge - What's the difference?

swede | swedge |


As nouns the difference between swede and swedge

is that swede is a person from sweden or of swedish descent while swedge is a tool (originally a bevelled chisel) for making grooves in horseshoes.

As a verb swedge is

to shape metal using a hammer or other force.

Other Comparisons: What's the difference?

swede

English

Noun

(en noun)
  • (chiefly, British) The fleshy yellow root of a variety of rape, Brassica napus , resembling a large turnip, grown as a vegetable.
  • The plant from which this is obtained.
  • (Scotland, Ireland, Northern England) The turnip.
  • Synonyms

    * (plant) rutabaga * (vegetable) rutabaga , neep (Scotland), yellow turnip (US), winter turnip

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    swedge

    English

    Noun

  • A tool (originally a bevelled chisel) for making grooves in horseshoes.
  • (Scotland, slang, uncountable) The drug MDMA.
  • Verb

  • To shape metal using a hammer or other force.
  • (colloquial) To leave (a restaurant etc.) without paying.
  • To fold under or round an object.
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