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[swop] /swɒp/
verb (used with or without object), swopped, swopping, noun Chiefly British.
swap. Unabridged
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  • I had five, but I swopped two of them with Frank Wilson for a redstart's.'

    A Terrible Tomboy Angela Brazil
  • They've swopped secrets with him just like old friends; and there they are for you to see.

    Half-Past Bedtime H. H. Bashford
  • 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 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
  • 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
  • An' come right from yo' daughter's weddin' an' swopped hosses with a preacher.

    The Starbucks Opie Percival Read
  • "I swopped four blood-allys for an Indian in the break," Bertram announced.

    Poor Relations Compton Mackenzie
  • He and I have swopped specimens many's the time, when either of us had a duplicate.

    Mary Barton Elizabeth Cleghorn Gaskell
  • He traded with another boy at the Military Institute, swopped an old racket for it.

    The Open Question Elizabeth Robins
  • "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
British Dictionary definitions for swopped


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