Webster's Revised Unabridged Dictionary
OE. swopen, usually, to sweep, As. swāpan, to sweep, to rush; akin to G. schweifen, to rove, to ramble, to curve, OHG. sweifan, to whirl, Icel. sveipa, to sweep; also to AS. swīfan, to move quickly. Cf. Sweep Swift (a.) & (n.) Swipe Swivel
Meat-hawks, their fluffy plumage smoothed to alertness, swooped here and there.
"The Silent Places" by Steward Edward White
As I looked, it suddenly came swooping down, and sat upon the white dome.
"Young Folks Treasury, Volume 3 (of 12)" by Various
It blotted out hill and dale and enemy in one grey curtain of swooping water.
"From Capetown to Ladysmith" by G. W. Steevens
So startlingly unforeseen was the swoop into blue space that I recoiled hastily, feeling a little dizzy.
"The Killer" by Stewart Edward White
A very peaceful trek, quite different from the dazzling swoop that was threatened.
"Letters to Helen" by Keith Henderson
A hawk wheeled and swooped and floated far up in the dazzling air.
"The River and I" by John G. Neihardt
And yet, when it did come, the Meccans were not expecting it, so silent, so sudden was the swoop of the conqueror.
"The Days of Mohammed" by Anna May Wilson
In this manner I got rid of several hundreds of the little trophies in one swoop.
"Sixteen Months in Four German Prisons" by Henry Charles Mahoney
Three or four crows swooped upon it, and a lively scrimmage began for its possession.
"Ways of Wood Folk" by William J. Long
On this morning the first indication that they had that their time was up was the swooping down of a cluster of birds of death on all sides.
"S.O.S. Stand to!" by Reginald Grant
With sudden swoop, a brutal boy
Caught in his cap its fans of gold,
And forced them down with savage joy
Upon the path's defiling mould;
"The Butterfly" by John Lawson Stoddard
O strength, like flood on foemen pouring,
Or swoop of eagle from the sky,
Or as the rush through ocean roaring
When myriads from leviathan fly!
"The Death Of The Boar" by John Douglas Sutherland Campbell
Now her hideous form comes swooping
From the thundering ramparts' height,
O'er the carnaged valley stooping,
Gorged with slaughter—horrid sight!
"Lines Suggested" by Janet Hamilton
No harmless dove, no bird that singeth,
Shudders to see him overhead;
The rush of his fierce swooping bringeth
To innocent hearts no thrill of dread.
"The Falcon" by James Russell Lowell
The wind last night was wild and strong,
It shriek'd, it whistl'd and it roar'd,
And went with whirl and swoop along,
'Mid falling trees and crashing board.
"The Pine Tree" by Thomas Frederick Young
Row, row, while the wind holds fair,
Six kings' brothers my banner bear:
On a golden field black swoops the raven
With fear on its wings from haven to haven.
"The Rowing-Song Of King Atli" by Nora Jane Hopper Chesson
Feds swoop down on white supremacist gang in Texas.
Hawks swoop into regional final.
Do Parents of Young Adults Swoop Too Much.
2Dine4 Catering's Swoop House pop-up restaurant offers tasty options.
Supper Friends is the pop-up restaurant created by 2Dine4 Catering in the cozy Swoop House (3012).
Safety swoop shuts building sites.
Maven's Morning Coffee: DWP salaries, pension reform at City Hall, helicopters swoop over Carmageddon.
Vogue's September issue: Boosting the spirit and economy in one fell swoop .
Fed Hawks Swoop In to Make Case Against More Easing.
Teddy bears swoop in with human rights support, bring down two Belarus generals.
'Vultures' Swoop In For Deals In Debt-Ridden Spain.
New Orleans swoop on power forward Davis.
INTERVIEWS Damon Albarn Kills Hopes for Blur and Gorillaz in One Fell Swoop .
Inside the mask with Swoop , Butch, Skitch and Walker D Plank.
Eagles Cheerleaders swoop in to 6abc.
And with this, in one fell swoop, he dismissed as irrelevant the philosophical considerations of the founding fathers of quantum mechanics.
The Latest on the Sokal Affair: Beyond Three Extremisms
In fact if we are working with the relativistic version of the theory Belot’s selfLFE would follow from the rest of the theory. This is because the only way to . 15 This would quash all three make (Eq.4) covariant is to set g(B Bself) = qBself objections (B1)-(B3) in one fell swoop.
Frisch, Muller and Belot on an Inconsistency in Classical Electrodynamics
For, as Immanuel Kant emphasized, otherwise one could ask “what was there before?” General relativity toppled this Newtonian paradigm in one fell swoop.
Singularity Resolution in Loop Quantum Cosmology: A Brief Overview
We use representation theory to prove the result in one fell swoop.
Representation Theory of Finite Semigroups, Semigroup Radicals and Formal Language Theory