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[swop] /swɒp/
verb (used with or without object), swopped, swopping, noun Chiefly British.
swap. Unabridged
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  • Not that I ever did swop her away, for we lived together till she died, and that was thirteen year.

    Doctor Marigold Charles Dickens
  • But if they refused, or wanted more, they shook their heads and answered "No swop!"

    Across America James F. Rusling
  • If I could only tike them an' you too, swop me bob, I should be 'appy.'

    Liza of Lambeth W. Somerset Maugham
  • "I'd swop all that fizz for a pannikin of tea," declared Joliffe.

    A Lively Bit of the Front Percy F. Westerman
  • It was him showed me how t' shake my old clock so it'd run fur five minutes, an' then you'd swop that pail yuh found fur it.

  • Suppose we swop stories,—if you really ain't on in this act.

  • All guests therefore were notified to bring anything they wanted to swop or sell to the rooms of the three friends that night.

  • In I walks and offers to swop it with the boss for a dinner.

  • He told me that it was a bore having a lot of sisters, and he'd swop the lot for a twin brother.

    Abington Abbey Archibald Marshall
  • Oh, I know something of him at home, and should like to excuse him—will you swop?

    Tom Brown's School Days Thomas Hughes
British Dictionary definitions for swop


noun, verb swops, swopping, swopped
a variant spelling of swap
Collins English Dictionary - Complete & Unabridged 2012 Digital Edition
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