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Verb
/swän/,
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swans, plural;
  1. Move about or go somewhere in a casual, relaxed way, typically perceived as irresponsible or ostentatious by others
    • - swanning around in a $2,000 sharkskin suit doesn't make you a Renaissance prince
Noun
  1. A large waterbird with a long flexible neck, short legs, webbed feet, a broad bill, and typically all-white plumage


  1. affirm: to declare or affirm solemnly and formally as true; "Before God I swear I am innocent"
  2. stately heavy-bodied aquatic bird with very long neck and usually white plumage as adult
  3. roll: move about aimlessly or without any destination, often in search of food or employment; "The gypsies roamed the woods"; "roving vagabonds"; "the wandering Jew"; "The cattle roam across the prairie"; "the laborers drift from one town to the next"; "They rolled from town to town"
  4. sweep majestically; "Airplanes were swanning over the mountains"
  5. Aswan or Aswanl, formerly spelled Assuan, (أسوان, Aswān; Ancient Egyptian: Swenet, "Trade"; Coptic: , Swān; Συήνη, Syene) is a city in the south of Egypt, the capital of the Aswan Governorate.
  6. Swans, genus Cygnus, are birds of the family Anatidae, which also includes geese and ducks. Swans are grouped with the closely related geese in the subfamily Anserinae where they form the tribe Cygnini. Sometimes, they are considered a distinct subfamily, Cygninae. ...
  7. Justine Joli (born July 16, 1980) is the stage name of an American adult model and pornographic actress.
  8. The Swan Brewery was founded in central Perth, Australia in 1837. From 1879, it occupied riverside premises below Mount Eliza, displacing an official "Aboriginal institution" which recognised traditional use of the land by indigenous people .
  9. The Swan is a chair and a couch designed by Arne Jacobsen in 1958 for Radisson SAS Royal Hotel in Copenhagen. It is manufactured by Danish furniture manufacturer Republic of Fritz Hansen.
  10. Exalted is a role-playing game published by White Wolf Publishing. The game is classified as high fantasy, but may be more accurately described as "mythic fantasy", as the developer specifically avoided drawing on J. R. R. ...
  11. The Swan Egg is a Fabergé egg, one in a series of fifty-two jewelled eggs made under the supervision of Peter Carl Fabergé. Commissioned in 1906 by Tsar Nicholas II, the egg was presented to the Dowager Empress Maria Feodorovna on Easter that year for her 40th wedding anniversary.
  12. someone connected with Swansea City Football Club, as a fan, player, coach, etc; someone connected with the Sydney Swans, as a fan, player, coach, etc; A surname
  13. Any of various species of large, long-necked waterfowl, of genus Cygnus, most of which have white plumage; One whose grace etc. suggests a swan; (intransitive) To travel from place to place with no fixed itinerary or purpose; To swear, declare
  14. (SWANS) Related to the elements of both air and water, the swan is a symbol of breath, spirit, transcendence, and freedom. In many religious traditions it is interchangeable with the goose or duck in signifying the soul. ...
  15. Swans were indeed hunted and eaten, probably as a delicacy at feasts rather than as everyday food, since hunting was a passtime, a sport, rather than a regular source of food. However, while there were private hunting preserves, there were no laws against hunting by non-nobles in medieval Russia.
  16. the Sydney Swans VFL football team.
  17. The swan was the cognizance of the Bohuns. Sometimes it is borne whole, sometimes only the head, like the arms of the Guests. When gorged with a ducal coronet having a gold chain attached to it, it is called a cygney-royal.
  18. To dream of seeing white swans floating upon placid waters, foretells prosperous outlooks and delightful experiences. To see a black swan, denotes illicit pleasure, if near clear water. ...
  19. Mentioned only in the list of unclean birds (Leviticus 11:18; Deuteronomy 14:16). The swan having always been very rare in Syria, there was little need of forbidding to eat its flesh; by the Hebrew tínshéméth, some other bird might possibly be designated.
  20. Mentioned in the list of unclean birds (Lev 11:18; Deu 14:16), is sometimes met with in the Jordan and the Sea of Galilee.
  21. 7411 shape. Ely Culbertson once said hands with this shape have the grace of swans. See: "albatross".
  22. The Swan symbolizes the power of discrimination. Brahma uses the swan as a vehicle.
  23. swap without a name (see exchanges) (WASIQ)
  24. used as either a noun or a verb. As a noun it refers to a Swan-Ganz catheter which is a long plastic catheter placed through the subclavian or jugular vein into the right atrium, into the right ventricle, and out the pulmonary artery into the lung vasculature. ...
  25. a hand with 7-4-1-1 distribution. Ely Culbertson, the popularizer of contract bridge, said that swans should declare with the seven-card suit as trump even if you have a 4-4 fit in your second suit.