To be in the swim

To be in the swim
Swim Swim, n. 1. The act of swimming; a gliding motion, like that of one swimming. --B. Jonson. [1913 Webster]

2. The sound, or air bladder, of a fish. [1913 Webster]

3. A part of a stream much frequented by fish. [Eng.] [1913 Webster]

{Swim bladder}, an air bladder of a fish.

{To be in the swim}, to be in a favored position; to be associated with others in active affairs. [Colloq.] [1913 Webster]

The Collaborative International Dictionary of English. 2000.

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