(Swim"ming), n. The act of one who swims.
(Swim"ming), a. [From Swim to be dizzy.] Being in a state of vertigo or dizziness; as, a
(Swim"ming), n. Vertigo; dizziness; as, a swimming in the head. Dryden.
(Swim"ming*ly), adv. In an easy, gliding manner, as if swimming; smoothly; successfully; prosperously.
(Swim"ming*ness), n. Act or state of swimming; suffusion. "A swimmingness in the
(Swinck) v. & n. See Swink. [Obs.]
(Swin"dle) v. t. [imp. & p. p. Swindled ; p. pr. & vb. n. Swindling ] [See Swindler.] To
cheat defraud grossly, or with deliberate artifice; as, to swindle a man out of his property.
Lammote . . . has swindled one of them out of three hundred livres.Carlyle.
(Swin"dle), n. The act or process of swindling; a cheat.
(Swin"dler) n. [G. schwindler, fr. schwindlen to be dizzy, to act thoughtlessly, to cheat, fr.
schwindel dizziness, fr. schwinden to vanish, to disappear, to dwindle. See Swim to be dizzy.] One
who swindles, or defrauds grossly; one who makes a practice of defrauding others by imposition or deliberate
artifice; a cheat.