Definitions for: Swag

[n] goods or money obtained illegally
[n] (informal) valuable goods
[v] sway heavily or unsteadily
[v] walk as if unable to control one's movements
[v] droop, sink, or settle from or as if from pressure or loss of tautness

Webster (1913) Definition: Swag, v. i.
To tramp carrying a swag. [Australia]

Swag, n. [Australia]
(a) A tramping bushman's luggage, rolled up either in canvas
or in a blanket so as to form a long bundle, and carried
on the back or over the shoulder; -- called also a
bluey, or a drum.
(b) Any bundle of luggage similarly rolled up; hence, luggage
in general.

He tramped for years till the swag he bore seemed
part of himself. --Lawson.

Swag, v. i. [imp. & p. p. Swagged; p. pr. & vb. n.
Swagging.] [Cf. Icel. sveggja, sveigja to bend, to sway,
Norw. svaga to sway. See Sway.]
1. To hang or move, as something loose and heavy; to sway; to
swing. [Prov. Eng.]

2. To sink down by its weight; to sag. --Sir H. Wotton.

I swag as a fat person's belly swaggeth as he goeth.

Swag, n.
1. A swaying, irregular motion.

2. A burglar's or thief's booty; boodle. [Cant or Slang]
--Charles Reade.

Synonyms: booty, careen, droop, flag, keel, loot, lurch, pillage, plunder, prize, reel, sag, stagger

See Also: bag, cut, drop, drop down, rock, shake, sink, slouch, slump, stolen property, sway, valuable, walk

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