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Definition of swale

swale
Sweal Sweal, v. i. [imp. & p. p. Swealed; p. pr. & vb. n. Swealing.] [OE. swelen to burn, AS. swelan; akin to G. schwelen to burn slowly, schw["u]l sultry, Icel. sv[ae]la a thick smoke.] To melt and run down, as the tallow of a candle; to waste away without feeding the flame. [Written also swale.] --Sir W. Scott.
Swale
Swale Swale, n. [Cf. Icel. svalr cool, svala to cool.] A valley or low place; a tract of low, and usually wet, land; a moor; a fen. [Prov. Eng. & Local, U.S.]
Swale
Swale Swale, v. i. & t. To melt and waste away; to singe. See Sweal, v.
Swale
Swale Swale, n. A gutter in a candle. [Prov. Eng.]

Meaning of swale from wikipedia

- Swale or Swales may refer to: Swale (landform), a low tract of land Bioswale, landform designed to remove silt and pollution Swales, found in the formation...
- A swale is a shady spot, or a sunken or marshy place. In particular, in US usage, it is a shallow channel with gently sloping sides. Such a swale may...
- The Swale is a tidal channel of the Thames estuary that separates the Isle of Sheppey from the rest of Kent. On its banks is a 6,509.4-hectare (16,085-acre)...
- Swale is a local government district with borough status in Kent, England and is bounded by Medway to the west, Canterbury to the east, Ashford to the...
- Jessica Swale is a British playwright, theatre director and screenwriter. Her first play, Blue Stockings, premiered at Shakespeare's Globe in 2013. It...
- Rosie Swale-Pope, MBE (born 2 October 1946) is a British author, adventurer and marathon runner. She successfully completed a five-year around-the-world...
- The River Swale in Yorkshire England is a major tributary of the River Ure, which becomes the River Ouse, that empties into the North Sea via the Humber...
- Summerland is a 2020 British drama film written and directed by Jessica Swale. It stars Gemma Arterton, Gugu Mbatha-Raw, Lucas Bond, Dixie Egerickx, Siân...
- Swales is an English surname. It either derives from the River Swale or Swallow Hill. Notable people with the surname include: Alonzo Swales (1870–1952)...
- Myton-on-Swale is a village and civil parish in the Hambleton District of North Yorkshire, England. It is about 3 miles (4.8 km) east of Boroughbridge...
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