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From: DICT.TW English-Chinese Dictionary 英漢字典

 swain /ˈswen/
 鄉下青年;情郎;[戲] 情人

From: Webster's Revised Unabridged Dictionary (1913)

 Swain n.
 1. A servant. [Obs.]
    Him behoves serve himself that has no swain.   --Chaucer.
 2. A young man dwelling in the country; a rustic; esp., a cuntry gallant or lover; -- chiefly in poetry.
 It were a happy life
 To be no better than a homely swain.   --Shak.
    Blest swains! whose nymphs in every grace excel.   --Pope.

From: WordNet (r) 2.0

      n : a man who is the lover of a girl or young woman; "if I'd
          known he was her boyfriend I wouldn't have asked" [syn: boyfriend,
           fellow, beau, young man]