swing [-ing, -s, swang, swung] v

OE 'to scourge, chastise, beat up, to fling, to hurl, to throw oneself around, to fly'.

  1. Move to and fro.
  2. Wave.
  3. Move through constantly.
  4. Brandish; exhibit.
  5. Propel; cause to move swiftly.
  6. Hang suspend.
  7. Dance; move to a rhythm.

swing n

see swing, v.

  1. Something suspended which hangs loose and is used for someone to swing in.