Swag

Definition of Swag

v. i.1.To hang or move, as something loose and heavy; to sway; to swing.
[imp. & p. p. Swagged ; p. pr. & vb. n. Swagging .]
2.To sink down by its weight; to sag.
I swag as a fat person's belly swaggeth as he goeth.
- Palsgrave.
3.To tramp carrying a swag.
n.1.A swaying, irregular motion.
2.A burglar's or thief's booty; boodle.
3.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.
He tramped for years till the swag he bore seemed part of himself.
- Lawson.

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