I had five, but I swopped two of them with Frank Wilson for a redstart's.'
They've swopped secrets with him just like old friends; and there they are for you to see.
So if your honour is pleasing, I'll tell you the whole truth about the horse that he swopped against my mare out of the face.
He had a jolly sight harder time living; and yet I believe he'd have swopped with me at the end.
It isn't rare, though—twenty-four cents—I gave twopence for it; but I've had much more expensive ones, only I swopped them.
An' come right from yo' daughter's weddin' an' swopped hosses with a preacher.
"I swopped four blood-allys for an Indian in the break," Bertram announced.
He and I have swopped specimens many's the time, when either of us had a duplicate.
He traded with another boy at the Military Institute, swopped an old racket for it.
"I hearn that you swopped tuther day with Dave Somer's an' the hoss died durin' of the night," said Jasper.
c.1300, "to strike, strike the hands together," possibly imitative of the sound of hitting. The sense of "exchange, barter, trade" is first recorded 1590s, possibly from the practice of slapping hands together as a sign of agreement in bargaining. Related: Swapped; swapping. The noun in this sense is attested from 1620s.