Swag v. i. [imp. & p. p. Swagged p. pr. & vb. n. Swagging ]
1. To hang or move, as something loose and heavy; to sway; to swing. [Prov. Eng.]
2. To sink down by its weight; to sag.
I swag as a fat person's belly swaggeth as he goeth. --Palsgrave.
3. To tramp carrying a swag. [Australia]
1. A swaying, irregular motion.
2. A burglar's or thief's booty; boodle. [Cant or Slang]
3. [Australia] (a) A tramping bushman's luggage, rolled up either in canvas or in a blanket so as to form a long bundle, and carried on the back or over the shoulder; -- called also a bluey, or a drum. (b) Any bundle of luggage similarly rolled up; hence, luggage in general.
He tramped for years till the swag he bore seemed part of himself. --Lawson.
n 1: valuable goods
2: goods or money obtained illegally [syn: loot, booty, pillage,
plunder, prize, dirty money]
3: a bundle containing the personal belongings of a swagman
v 1: droop, sink, or settle from or as if from pressure or loss
of tautness [syn: sag, droop, flag]
2: walk as if unable to control one's movements; "The drunken
man staggered into the room" [syn: stagger, reel, keel,
3: sway heavily or unsteadily
[also: swagging, swagged]