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[swop] /swɒp/
verb (used with or without object), swopped, swopping, noun Chiefly British.
swap. Unabridged
Based on the Random House Dictionary, © Random House, Inc. 2018.
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  • The men outside Hegarty's, smoking and swopping yarns with the Schoolmaster, watched him go.

    The Pioneers

    Katharine Susannah Prichard
  • The horse-dealer still stuck to his old courses—coping, swopping, swearing—likely to outlive them all.

    The Fatal Cord Mayne Reid
  • The canvas-backed duck has been praised as highly as the “swopping, swopping mallard” of a comfortable college in Oxford.

    Lost Leaders Andrew Lang
  • All over the land men are eternally “swopping stories” at bars, and in the long, endless journeys by railway p. 187and steamer.

    Lost Leaders Andrew Lang
  • Before the evening was over he made the discovery that “swopping” was a favourite pastime of the leisure hours of the Den.

    Follow My leader Talbot Baines Reed
  • All you fellows think about is eating and drinking, and then smoking and swopping lies.

    The Boy Scouts On The Range Lieut. Howard Payson
British Dictionary definitions for swopping


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