A History of Short Words

From the New York Times Crossword Puzzle

SWAN

Wed, 27 Apr '22
Cygnus constellation, with "the"
Sun, 3 Apr '22
Graceful bird
Mon, 13 Dec '21
Bird symbolizing grace
Sat, 15 May '21
Lead-in to son or song
Fri, 9 Apr '21
___ song