What are swifts?

Some articles on swift, swifts:

Swift (textiles) - Types
... A swift can be as simple as four rods fixed into an axis, with bands connecting them ... However, most swifts are more complicated than this ... The 'umbrella swift' is one of the more common varieties, the advantage of it being that it folds up when not in use ...
List Of Birds Of Ontario - Swifts
... Swifts are small aerial birds, spending the majority of their lives flying ... Many swifts have long swept-back wings that resemble a crescent or a boomerang ... White-collared Swift, Streptoprocne zonaris (A) Chimney Swift, Chaetura pelagica ...
Leah Shoard
... She played for the New South Wales Swifts in the 2008 season, having previously been signed for the Sydney Swifts and AIS Canberra Darters in the Commonwealth Bank Trophy ... While she was not signed up for the Swifts for the 2009 season, in December 2008, the Southern Steel and Netball New Zealand announced that Shoard was allowed to join the ... Coast Fever in hopes to gain more court time after playing for one quarter for the Swifts in 2008 and two quarters for the Steel in 2009 ...
Swifts F.C.
... Swifts Football Club were a football team based in Slough, England ... In 1890, Swifts merged with Slough Albion Young Men's Friendly Society, to form a new club, Slough, who later became Slough Town ...
Lewis Campbell (footballer) - Playing Career
... League in a 5–0 win over Walsall Town Swifts on 9 September ... He moved on to Walsall Town Swifts and then Burton Swifts ...