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.]

 

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Swale, v. i. & t.

To melt and waste away; to singe. See Sweal, v.

 

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Swale, n.

A gutter in a candle.

[Prov. Eng.]

 

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