MEANING: noun: A farewell or final performance, appearance, or accomplishment.

ETYMOLOGY: From the ancient belief that swans sang before dying. From Old English swan. Ultimately from the Indo-European root swen- (to sound), which also gave us sound, sonic, sonnet, sonata, and unison. Earliest documented use: 1596.

SWAIN SONG - what Romeo sings to Juliet's balcony

SWANS OMG - very surprised to see the graceful white birds

SWAN'S O-NEG - he Ugly Duckling is a universal blood donor

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