Today's Word of the Day means...
[probably fr the swag, ''sack,'' in which loot might be carried]
Scientific (or Silly) Wild Ass Guess. A term used by technical teams when establishing high level sizings for large projects.
in architecture and decoration, carved ornamental motif consisting of stylized flowers, fruit, foliage, and cloth, tied together with ribbons that sag in the middle and are attached at both ends. The distinction is sometimes made between a swag and a festoon by limiting the former to festoons entirely made up of folds of cloth.