Webster's Dictionary, 1913

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Sword-shaped adjective (Botany) Shaped like a sword; ensiform, as the long, flat leaves of the Iris, cattail, and the like.

Swordsman noun ; plural Swordsmen
1. A soldier; a fighting man.

2. One skilled of a use of the sword; a professor of the science of fencing; a fencer.

Swordsmanship noun The state of being a swordsman; skill in the use of the sword. Cowper.

Swordtail noun (Zoology) (a) The limulus. (b) Any hemipterous insect of the genus Uroxiphus , found upon forest trees.

Swore imperfect of Swear .

Sworn past participle of Swear .

Sworn brothers , originally, companions in arms who took an oath to share together good and bad fortune; hence, faithful friends. -- Sworn enemies , determined or irreconcilable enemies. -- Sworn friends , close friends.

Swough noun [ See Swoon .]
1. A sound; a groan; a moan; a sough. [ Obsolete]

He sigheth with full many a sorry swough .
Chaucer.

2. A swoon. [ Obsolete] Chaucer.

Swound v. & noun See Swoon , v. & noun [ Prov. Eng. or Archaic] Shak. Dryden.

The landlord stirred
As one awaking from a swound .
Longfellow.

Swounds interj. [ Confer Zounds .] An exclamation contracted from God's wounds ; -- used as an oath. [ Obsolete or Archaic] Shak.

Swown v. & noun Swoon. [ Obsolete] Chaucer.

Swum imperfect & past participle of Swim .

Swung imperfect & past participle of Swing .

Swythe adverb Quickly. See Swithe . [ Obsolete]

Sy obsolete imperfect of See . Saw. Chaucer.

Syb adjective See Sib . [ Obsolete or Scot.]

Sybarite noun [ Latin Sybarita , Greek ..., from ..., a city in Italy, noted for the effeminacy and voluptuousness of its inhabitants; confer French Sybarite .] A person devoted to luxury and pleasure; a voluptuary.

Sybaritic, Sybaritical adjective [ Latin Sybariticus , Greek ....] Of or pertaining to the Sybarites; resembling the Sybarites; luxurious; wanton; effeminate. " Sybaritic dinners." Bp. Warburton. " Sybaritical cloistres." Bp. Hall.

Sybaritism noun Luxuriousness; effeminacy; wantonness; voluptuousness.

Sycamine noun [ Latin sycaminus , Greek ...; perhaps of Semitic origin.] See Sycamore .

Sycamore noun [ Latin sycomorus , Greek ... the fig mulberry; ... a fig + ... the black mulberry; or perhaps of Semitic origin: confer French sycomore . Confer Mulberry .] (Botany) (a) A large tree ( Ficus Sycomorus ) allied to the common fig. It is found in Egypt and Syria, and is the sycamore, or sycamine, of Scripture. (b) The American plane tree, or buttonwood. (c) A large European species of maple ( Acer Pseudo-Platanus ). [ Written sometimes sycomore .]

Syce noun [ Arabic sāïs .] A groom. [ India]

Sycee noun [ Said to be from a Chinese word, se-tze or se-sze , meaning, fine silk, and to be so called because if pure it may be drawn out into fine threads.] Silver, pounded into ingots of the shape of a shoe, and used as currency. The most common weight is about one pound troy. [ China] McElrath.

Sychnocarpous adjective [ Greek ... much or frequent + ... fruit.] (Botany) Having the capacity of bearing several successive crops of fruit without perishing; as, sychnocarpous plants.

Sycite noun [ Greek ... figlike, from ... a fig.] (Min.) A nodule of flint, or a pebble, which resembles a fig. [ Obsolete]

Sycoceric adjective (Chemistry) Of, pertaining to, or designating, an acid obtained by the oxidation of sycoceryl alcohol.

Sycoceryl noun [ Greek ... a fig + ... wax + -yl .] (Chemistry) A radical, of the aromatic series, regarded as an essential ingredient of certain compounds found in the waxy resin of an Australian species of fig.

Sycock noun (Zoology) The missel thrush. [ Prov. Eng.]

Sycones noun plural [ New Latin , from Greek ... a fig.] (Zoology) A division of calcareous sponges.

» They usually resemble a fig, being vase-shaped with a fringed opening at the summit. The feeding cells are in ampullæ connected with radial tubes in the thickened walls of the body.

Syconium Sy*co"nus noun [ New Latin , from Greek ... the fig.] (Botany) A collective fleshy fruit, in which the ovaries are hidden within a hollow receptacle, as in the fig.

Sycophancy noun [ Confer Latin sycophantia deceit, Greek ... false accusation.] The character or characteristic of a sycophant. Hence: -

(a) False accusation; calumniation; talebearing. [ Obsolete] Bp. Hall.

(b) Obsequious flattery; servility.

The sycophancy of A.Philips had prejudiced Mr. Addison against Pope.
Bp. Warburton.