Swel"ter (?), v. i. [imp. & p. p. Sweltered (?); p. pr. & vb. n. Sweltering.] [From Swelt, v. i.]

1.

To be overcome and faint with heat; to be ready to perish with heat.

"Sweltered cattle."

Coleridge.

2.

To welter; to soak.

[Obs.]

Drayton.

 

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Swel"ter, v. t.

1.

To oppress with heat.

Bentley.

2.

To exude, like sweat.

[R.]

Shak.

 

© Webster 1913.

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