swypes
Swipe Swipe, n. [Cf. {Sweep}, {Swiple}.] 1. A swape or sweep. See {Sweep}. [1913 Webster]

2. A strong blow given with a sweeping motion, as with a bat or club. [1913 Webster]

Swipes [in cricket] over the blower's head, and over either of the long fields. --R. A. Proctor. [1913 Webster]

3. pl. Poor, weak beer; small beer. [Slang, Eng.] [Written also {swypes}.] --Craig. [1913 Webster]


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  • Swipe — Swipe, n. [Cf. {Sweep}, {Swiple}.] 1. A swape or sweep. See {Sweep}. [1913 Webster] 2. A strong blow given with a sweeping motion, as with a bat or club. [1913 Webster] Swipes [in cricket] over the blower s head, and over either of the long… …   The Collaborative International Dictionary of English

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