swop

Definitions

  • WordNet 3.6
    • v swop exchange or give (something) in exchange for
    • n swop an equal exchange "we had no money so we had to live by barter"
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Webster's Revised Unabridged Dictionary
    • v. & n Swop Same as Swap.
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Century Dictionary and Cyclopedia
    • n swop See swap, swap.
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Chambers's Twentieth Century Dictionary
    • v.t Swop swop to exchange, to barter
    • pr.p Swop swop′ping; pa.t and pa.p. swopped
    • n Swop an exchange.—Also Swap
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Usage

In literature:

I went to the barn lot and turned loose Buck, a young bull we had that I'd been aimin' to swop Jim Vance.
"Blue Ridge Country" by Jean Thomas
So we had to 'swop yarns' very quickly.
"Q.6.a and Other places" by Francis Buckley
He had a jolly sight harder time living; and yet I believe he'd have swopped with me at the end.
"The Dark Tower" by Phyllis Bottome
I say, old man, I'll swop with you.
"Fix Bay'nets" by George Manville Fenn
Gave me a ride once after that little piebald nag thee swopped Oliver's calf for.
"Dorothy's House Party" by Evelyn Raymond
Their conjectures were interrupted by their seeing that the "swop" was not yet considered complete.
"The Boy Slaves" by Mayne Reid
Soon afterwards, he swopped this watch away for a valuable ring.
"The Serapion Brethren." by Ernst Theordor Wilhelm Hoffmann
He wants to swop with ye.
"Grenfell: Knight-Errant of the North" by Fullerton Waldo
I wonder if she'd swop it for my camera?
"Loyal to the School" by Angela Brazil
I wouldn't swop with a king.
"Black Forest Village Stories" by Berthold Auerbach
Swop me, but yer must 'ave been tired!
"With Wolseley to Kumasi" by F.S. Brereton
Tell yer what, old man, that would be a safer place than these here gratings, and I advise that we swop.
"A Gallant Grenadier" by F.S. Brereton
We're swopping tricks for a while for the sake of variety.
"The Night Operator" by Frank L. Packard
Will you swop it with me for some chocolates?
"The School by the Sea" by Angela Brazil
When they are looked at after the swop, there is always great fun.
"English As We Speak It in Ireland" by P. W. Joyce
The men outside Hegarty's, smoking and swopping yarns with the Schoolmaster, watched him go.
"The Pioneers" by Katharine Susannah Prichard
In I walks and offers to swop it with the boss for a dinner.
"Lord Loveland Discovers America" by C. N. Williamson
But I have seen her, and with all her perfections, I would not swop my present wife with her on any account.
"Off to Sea" by W.H.G. Kingston
Swop halves and take his head, George, my boy.
"Dandy Dick" by Arthur Pinero
Sevral good hoss-swops waz also did.
"Josh Billings on Ice" by Henry Wheeler Shaw
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In poetry:

Thinks Abey, t' owd codger 'll niver smoke t' trick,
I'll swop wi' him my poor deead horse for his wick,
An' if Tommy I nobbut can happen to trap,
'T will be a fine feather i' Abraham cap!
"The Yorkshire Horse Dealers" by Anonymous British
The pewit, swopping up and down
And screaming round the passer bye,
Or running oer the herbage brown
With copple crown uplifted high,
Loves in its clumps to make a home
Where danger seldom cares to come.
"Spear Thistle" by John Clare
So to Tommy he goes, an' the question he pops:
"Betwin thy horse and mine, prithee, Tommy, what swops?
What wilt gie me to boot? for mine's t' better horse still?"
"Nowt," says Tommy, "I'll swop even hands, an' ye will!"
"The Yorkshire Horse Dealers" by Anonymous British

In news:

CGS Publishing Technologies' ORIS Digital Proofing System has been SWOP -certified on Canon's 24-in.
Creo's InSite is SWOP -Certified.
Creo's Synapse InSite soft-proofing solution has recently received SWOP certification.
Apple Monitor SWOP -Certified for KPG System.
DIGITAL AD TECHNICAL INFORMATION / SPECIFICATIONS Printing by web offset lithography SWOP standards are followed.
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