- From Middle English swer, sware, from Old English swǣr, swār ("heavy, of great weight, oppressive, grievous, painful, unpleasant, great, sad, feeling or expressing grief, grave, slow, dull, sluggish, slothful, indolent, inactive from weakness, enfeebled, weak"), from Proto-Germanic *swēraz, *swērijaz (“heavy”), from Proto-Indo-European *swēr- (“heavy”). Cognate with West Frisian swier ("heavy, burdensome, onerous, pregnant"), Dutch zwaar ("heavy, hard, difficult"), German schwer ("difficult, hard, heavy"), Swedish svår ("hard, severe, difficult, heavy"), Latin sērius ("earnest, serious"), Lithuanian swarus ("heavy"), Albanian var ("to hang, burden, annoy"). (Wiktionary)
“She did a good job getting in on some of that sweer Nikki Haley action, but wow: the forgotten ground floor investor was Mitt Romney!”
“I read tehm first as a liddle kitteh an I learned mani sweer wurds from tehm!”
“Sonder die bereidwilligheid van u leiers om aan onderhandelinge deel te neem en minderheidspolitiek af te sweer, sou onns nie destyds die doemprofete verkeerd kon bewys het oor”
“Will have no fear! and will not sweer! so do not jeer!!! the”
“SNR (1909), 56 [dinna sweer] (misprint?) changes the meaning slightly.”
“Man, I congratulate ye on your speech, but I wadna like to hae ye sweer to all ye said.”
“It's deeficult to sweer nor tak 'The Name in vain!”
“It makes the men sweer so, but I am thinkin' that it will come to a charrge if these black devils stand much longer.”
“Yes -- sweer," the other replied, and strode out of the room amid a roar of derisive laughter at M'Adam's expense.”
“She shook her head, and, misunderstanding her, he cried, with his knuckles in his eye, "I'll gie you them baith, though I'm michty sweer to part wi 'Spotty.”
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