Swingled vs Swindled - What's the difference?

swingled | swindled |


As verbs the difference between swingled and swindled

is that swingled is (swingle) while swindled is (swindle).

swingled

English

Verb

(head)
  • (swingle)

  • swingle

    English

    Etymology 1

    Verb

    (swingl)
  • to beat or flog, especially for extracting the fibres from flax stalks; to scutch
  • * 1858 , John Harland (editor), The House and Farm Accounts of the Shuttleworths of Gawthorpe Hall, in the County of Lancaster ,
  • The first operation in dressing flax is to swingle or beat it, in order to detach it from the harle or skimps.
  • To beat off the tops of (weeds) without pulling up the roots.
  • (Forby)

    Noun

    (en noun)
  • An implement used to separate the fibres of flax by beating them; a scutch
  • Etymology 2

    Verb

    (swingl)
  • To dangle; to wave hanging.
  • (Johnson)
  • (obsolete, UK, dialect) To swing for pleasure.
  • Anagrams

    *

    swindled

    English

    Verb

    (head)
  • (swindle)
  • Anagrams

    *

    swindle

    English

    Verb

    (swindl)
  • To defraud (someone).
  • ''The two men swindled the company out of $160,000.
  • To obtain money or property by fraudulent or deceitful methods.
  • Synonyms

    * (to be swindled) be sold a pup * (to defraud) swizz (informal, mainly British)

    Noun

    (en noun)
  • An instance of .
  • Synonyms

    * scheme, swizz (informal, mainly British)

    Anagrams

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