another name for kingpin (sense 3)
noun, Dialect. 1. swingletree.
noun 1. the process of weaving on a loom equipped with a swivel.
noun 1. a state of nervous excitement, haste, or anxiety; flutter: I was in such a swivet that I could hardly speak. noun 1. (US, informal) a state of anxiety, confusion, or excitement: don’t get yourself in a swivet switch on
noun 1. (Brit, informal) a swindle or disappointment; swizzle