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[swop] /swɒp/
verb (used with or without object), swopped, swopping, noun Chiefly British.
swap. Unabridged
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  • He and I have swopped specimens many's the time, when either of us had a duplicate.

    Mary Barton

    Elizabeth Cleghorn Gaskell
  • I had five, but I swopped two of them with Frank Wilson for a redstart's.'

    A Terrible Tomboy Angela Brazil
  • "I swopped four blood-allys for an Indian in the break," Bertram announced.

    Poor Relations Compton Mackenzie
  • They've swopped secrets with him just like old friends; and there they are for you to see.

    Half-Past Bedtime H. H. Bashford
  • It isn't rare, though—twenty-four cents—I gave twopence for it; but I've had much more expensive ones, only I swopped them.

    The Giant's Robe F. Anstey
  • So if your honour is pleasing, I'll tell you the whole truth about the horse that he swopped against my mare out of the face.

  • He traded with another boy at the Military Institute, swopped an old racket for it.

    The Open Question Elizabeth Robins
  • He had a jolly sight harder time living; and yet I believe he'd have swopped with me at the end.

    The Dark Tower Phyllis Bottome
  • "I hearn that you swopped tuther day with Dave Somer's an' the hoss died durin' of the night," said Jasper.

    The Starbucks

    Opie Percival Read
  • An' come right from yo' daughter's weddin' an' swopped hosses with a preacher.

    The Starbucks

    Opie Percival Read
British Dictionary definitions for swopped


noun, verb swops, swopping, swopped
a variant spelling of swap
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