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 for swipe
From The Collaborative International Dictionary of English v.0.48 :

  Swipe \Swipe\, n. [Cf. Sweep, Swiple.]
     1. A swape or sweep. See Sweep.
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     2. A strong blow given with a sweeping motion, as with a bat
        or club.
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              Swipes [in cricket] over the blower's head, and over
              either of the long fields.            --R. A.
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     3. pl. Poor, weak beer; small beer. [Slang, Eng.] [Written
        also swypes.] --Craig.
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From The Collaborative International Dictionary of English v.0.48 :

  Swipe \Swipe\, v. t. [imp. & p. p. Swiped; p. pr. & vb. n.
     1. To give a swipe to; to strike forcibly with a sweeping
        motion, as a ball.
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              Loose balls may be swiped almost ad libitum. --R. A.
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     2. To pluck; to snatch; to steal. [Slang, U.S.]
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From The Collaborative International Dictionary of English v.0.48 :

  Sweep \Sweep\, n.
     1. The act of sweeping.
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     2. The compass or range of a stroke; as, a long sweep.
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     3. The compass of any turning body or of any motion; as, the
        sweep of a door; the sweep of the eye.
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     4. The compass of anything flowing or brushing; as, the flood
        carried away everything within its sweep.
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     5. Violent and general destruction; as, the sweep of an
        epidemic disease.
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     6. Direction and extent of any motion not rectlinear; as, the
        sweep of a compass.
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     7. Direction or departure of a curve, a road, an arch, or the
        like, away from a rectlinear line.
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              The road which makes a small sweep.   --Sir W.
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     8. One who sweeps; a sweeper; specifically, a chimney
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     9. (Founding) A movable templet for making molds, in loam
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     10. (Naut.)
         (a) The mold of a ship when she begins to curve in at the
             rungheads; any part of a ship shaped in a segment of
             a circle.
         (b) A large oar used in small vessels, partly to propel
             them and partly to steer them.
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     11. (Refining) The almond furnace. [Obs.]
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     12. A long pole, or piece of timber, moved on a horizontal
         fulcrum fixed to a tall post and used to raise and lower
         a bucket in a well for drawing water. [Variously written
         swape, sweep, swepe, and swipe.]
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     13. (Card Playing) In the game of casino, a pairing or
         combining of all the cards on the board, and so removing
         them all; in whist, the winning of all the tricks
         (thirteen) in a hand; a slam.
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     14. pl. The sweeping of workshops where precious metals are
         worked, containing filings, etc.
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     Sweep net, a net for drawing over a large compass.
     Sweep of the tiller (Naut.), a circular frame on which the
        tiller traverses.
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From WordNet (r) 3.0 (2006) :

      n 1: a sweeping stroke or blow
      v 1: strike with a swiping motion
      2: make off with belongings of others [syn: pilfer, cabbage,
         purloin, pinch, abstract, snarf, swipe, hook,
         sneak, filch, nobble, lift]

From Moby Thesaurus II by Grady Ward, 1.0 :

  194 Moby Thesaurus words for "swipe":
     Parthian shot, abstract, adverse criticism, and, animadversion,
     annex, appropriate, aspersion, back answer, bad notices, bad press,
     bag, bang, barrack, bash, bat, beating, belt, biff, blow, bonk,
     boost, borrow, captiousness, carping, caustic remark, cavil,
     caviling, censoriousness, chaff, chop, clap, clip, clobber, clout,
     clump, coldcock, comeback, conk, cop, crack, crib, criticism, cut,
     cut at, cutting remark, dash, deal, deal a blow, deck, defraud,
     dig, dig at, dint, drub, drubbing, drumming, dump, dump on,
     embezzle, exception, extort, faultfinding, fetch, fetch a blow,
     filch, flak, fleer, flout, foolery, fusillade, gibe, gibing retort,
     hairsplitting, heist, hit, hit a clip, hit at, home thrust, hook,
     hostile criticism, hypercriticalness, hypercriticism, imputation,
     jab, jab at, jape, jeer, jest, knock, knock cold, knock down,
     knock out, lash out at, leg-pull, let have it, lick, lift,
     make off with, mock, nab, nagging, nail, nick, niggle, niggling,
     nip, nit, nit-picking, obloquy, overcriticalness, palm,
     parting shot, paste, pelt, pestering, pettifogging, pilfer, pinch,
     plunk, poach, poke, pooh, pooh-pooh, pound, priggishness, punch,
     purloin, put down, put-down, put-on, quibble, quibbling, quip,
     rail at, rally, rank out, rap, reflection, reproachfulness, revile,
     rude reproach, run away with, rustle, scoff, scout, scrounge,
     scurrility, shoplift, short answer, slam, slap, slap at, slog,
     slug, smack, smash, smite, snaffle, snap, snare, snatch, sneer,
     sneer at, snitch, soak, sock, steal, stricture, strike, strike at,
     stroke, swat, swindle, swing, swing at, take, taking exception,
     tattoo, taunt, thieve, thump, thwack, trichoschistism, twit,
     verbal thrust, walk off with, wallop, whack, wham, whip, whop,
     wipe, yerk

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