Such rods as the above are formed at once by rolling, swagging, or any other means.
Before very long Bent and his companions were once more on the move, swagging through the bush to the Patea Valley.
To yank my firewood in here is heart-breaking; that and swagging tucker from town.
Stand back there, fat loon, gin ye wantna a quarrel shot intil that swagging tallow-bag ye ca' your wame!
Fearful tugging, swagging and swaying is conceivable, in this Sterbohol problem!
"to move heavily or unsteadily," 1520s, probably from Old Norse sveggja "to swing, sway," cognate with Old English swingan "to swing" (see swing). Related: Swagged; swagging.
"ornamental festoon," 1794, from swag (v.). Colloquial sense of "promotional material" (from recording companies, etc.) was in use by 2001; swag was English criminal's slang for "quantity of stolen property, loot" from c.1839. Earlier senses of "bulky bag" (c.1300) and "big, blustering fellow" (1580s) may represent separate borrowings from the Scandinavian source. Swag lamp attested from 1966.
Drunk: Besides, you're swacked all the time (1932+)
A sailor, esp a Navy seaman: better fitting dress uniforms for the hard-to-fit doughboy or swabbie
[1798+; probably fr the characteristic activity of using swabs for cleaning the decks and other features of a ship]