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swy Line breaks: swy

Definition of swy in English:

noun

Australian /NZ
Another term for the game of two-up.
Example sentences
  • The boxer would call and ask for a spinner, who would have the right to select whether he wanted to play two-up or swy (also know as ‘sudden death’).
  • During the voyage most of the men amused themselves by playing swy or two-up, and dice games.

Origin

1940s: from German zwei 'two'.

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