Swaled vs Waled - What's the difference?

swaled | waled |


As verbs the difference between swaled and waled

is that swaled is (swale) while waled is (wale).

swaled

English

Verb

(head)
  • (swale)

  • swale

    English

    Etymology 1

    , from (etyl), "shade", perhaps of Scandinavian origin; akin to (etyl) svalr

    Noun

    (en noun)
  • A low tract of moist or marshy land.
  • A long narrow and shallow trough between ridges on a beach, running parallel to the coastline.
  • A shallow troughlike depression that's created to carry water during rainstorms or snow melts; a drainage ditch.
  • A shallow, usually grassy depression sloping downward from a plains upland meadow or level vegetated ridgetop.
  • *
  • Jane climbed a few more paces behind him and then peeped over the ridge. Just beyond began a shallow swale that deepened and widened into a valley, and then swung to the left.
  • A shallow trough dug into the land on contour (horizontally with no slope). Its purpose being to allow water time to percolate into the soil.
  • Etymology 2

    See sweal.

    Noun

    (en noun)
  • (UK, dialect) A gutter in a candle.
  • Verb

    (swal)
  • (melt and waste away, or singe)
  • Anagrams

    *

    waled

    English

    Verb

    (head)
  • (wale)
  • Anagrams

    * ----

    wale

    English

    Etymology 1

    From (etyl) wale, from (etyl) .

    Noun

    (en noun)
  • A ridge or low barrier.
  • A raised rib in knit goods or fabric, especially corduroy. (As opposed to course)
  • The texture of a piece of fabric.
  • (nautical) A horizontal ridge or ledge on the outside planking of a wooden ship. (See gunwale, chainwale)
  • A horizontal timber used for supporting or retaining earth.
  • A timber bolted to a row of piles to secure them together and in position.
  • (Knight)
  • A ridge on the outside of a horse collar.
  • A ridge or streak produced on skin by a cane or whip.
  • (Holland)

    Verb

    (wal)
  • To strike the skin in such a way as to produce a wale.
  • * 1832: Owen Felltham, Resolves, Divine, Moral, Political
  • Would suffer his lazy rider to bestride his patie: back, with his hands and whip to wale his flesh, and with his heels to dig into his hungry bowels?
  • * 2002: Hal Rothman, Neon Metropolis: How Las Vegas Started the Twenty-First Century
  • When faced with an adulthood that offered few options, grinding poverty and marriage to a man who drank too much and came home to wale on his own family or...no beatings.
  • To give a surface a texture of wales.
  • See also

    * whale * weal * wheal

    Etymology 2

    (etyl) . More at will.

    Noun

    (en noun)
  • Something selected as being the best, preference; choice.
  • Verb

  • to choose, select.
  • Anagrams

    * ---- ==Fulniô==

    Noun

    (head)
  • References

    * 2009' (originally '''1968 ), Douglas Meland, Doris Meland, ''Fulniô (Yahthe) Syntax Structure: Preliminary Version , Associação Internacional de Linguística - SIL Brasil, page 19. ----