However, as I never do much else I'm able to swot the French all right.
Well, we all go to the same college, and we all promise to swot hard.
An' Ise says, 'I'd swot 'im in de gob, or punch 'im in de slats,' says I; an' so de swipes calls me by dat noime.
I told 'em to keep my fire in—I'm going to swot like blazes to-night.
But Sir Toady Lion says he isn't going to have any—being married is ever such a swot, and children are all little pigs.
"swot told me that you wished to see me, Miss Durant," he said.
Haven't you noticed that he doesn't come here any longer, swot?
"I don't know what is the matter with me, swot," she added, blushing.
"They are only going to help you, swot," the girl assured him, as she took his hand.
"I never knew a denser man," she added to herself, again seeking to ignore his presence by giving her attention to swot.
1796, American English and northern England dialect word, possibly an alteration of Middle English swap "to strike, smite" (see swap), ultimately of imitative origin. Related: Swatted; swatting. The noun is recorded from 1800.
To strike; hit: He spoke up and got swatted for it (1796+)