noun (used with a plural verb)Scot.
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Example sentences from the Web for swats
The school staff would not allow us to film things like swats or students being sent to the “quiet room.”‘Kidnapped for Christ’ Review: Come Because You’re Gay, Stay For Jesus|Matthew Paul Turner|July 11, 2014|DAILY BEAST
There were three more Iraqi SWATs in the bedroom by now, and Matt told them to hold the prisoner still.The Night the SEALS Captured the Butcher of Fallujah|Patrick Robinson|November 11, 2013|DAILY BEAST
Sarah Kliff swats away David Brooks' suggestion that "Nobody knows how to reduce health care inflation."
At length, however, came in the same sneering fellow I had marked on the wharf, calling loudly for swats.Richard Carvel, Complete|Winston Churchill
Hear him saying that "he wishes Old Swats (that's me) would do his gardening himself, and see how he likes it!"
An out and a drop were responsible for the batters two previous abortive swats, and this change should fool him.The Bail Jumper|Robert J. C. Stead
The player with the swatter follows the runner and swats him until he is back in position.Games and Play for School Morale|Various
Six thousand Swats were said to be in arms against the British.