Middle English Dictionary Entry

aswǒue(n, aswoune predicate adj. & adv.
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Definitions (Senses and Subsenses)

Note: Cp. iswǒue(n & swou(n.
1.
In a swoon or faint; ben, lien, fallen, tomblen ~.

Supplemental Materials (draft)

  • c1330(?a1300) Arth.& M.(Auch)3163 : He gan anon his hondes legge On hir tresse & forþ hir drouʒ; Þe leuedi vp riʒt stode a swouʒ.
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