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from The American Heritage® Dictionary of the English Language, 4th Edition

  • Swift, Jonathan 1667-1745. Irish-born English writer known for his satirical works, including Gulliver's Travels (1726) and A Modest Proposal (1729).

from Wiktionary, Creative Commons Attribution/Share-Alike License

  • proper n. A surname, originally a nickname for a swift or quick person.


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