Definitions

from Wiktionary, Creative Commons Attribution/Share-Alike License

  • n. The neck.
  • n. A hollow between two hills or peaks, especially with a road running through it; a vale.

from The Century Dictionary and Cyclopedia

  • n. The neck.
  • n. A depression on the crest of a mountain or hill; a hollow between two hills. Also written swyre, sware.

Etymologies

Old English swēora, from Germanic. (Wiktionary)

Examples

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