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Noun: swan  swón
  1. Stately heavy-bodied aquatic bird with very long neck and usually white plumage as adult
Verb: swan (swanned,swanning)  swón
  1. To declare or affirm solemnly and formally as true
    "Before God I swan I am innocent";
    - affirm, verify, assert, avow, aver, swear
  2. Move about aimlessly or without any destination, often in search of food or employment
    "They swanned from town to town";
    - roll, wander, stray, tramp, roam, cast, ramble, rove, range, drift, vagabond
  3. Sweep majestically
    "Airplanes were swanning over the mountains"

Derived forms: swans, swanned, swanning

Type of: aquatic bird, declare, go, locomote, move, pronounce, sail, sweep, travel

Part of: Anatidae, family Anatidae

Encyclopedia: Swan, Order of the