any of a class of folkloric maidens, in many Indo-European and Asian tales, capable of being transformed into swans, as by magic or sorcery.
any of a group of maidens in folklore who by magic are transformed into swans
noun (pl) -dris 1. trademark (NZ) an all-weather heavy woollen shirt Also called swannie (ˈswɒnɪ)
verb (used without object) 1. Midland and Southern U.S. Older Use. to swear or declare (used with I): Well, I swan, I never expected to see you here! noun 1. any large aquatic bird of the genera Cygnus and Coscoroba, having a long neck and usually a white plumage: family Anatidae, order Anseriformes 2. (rare, […]
noun, plural swanneries. 1. a place where swans are raised. noun (pl) -neries 1. a place where swans are kept and bred
[swonz-kuh m] /ˈswɒnz kəm/ noun 1. a primitive human, Homo sapiens steinheimensis, of the middle Pleistocene Epoch, known from a fossil skull fragment found at Swanscombe, England.