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  • 1 Swape — Swape, n. See {Sweep}, n., 12. [1913 Webster] …

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  • 2 swape — Sweep Sweep, n. 1. The act of sweeping. [1913 Webster] 2. The compass or range of a stroke; as, a long sweep. [1913 Webster] 3. The compass of any turning body or of any motion; as, the sweep of a door; the sweep of the eye. [1913 Webster] 4. The …

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  • 3 swape — I Mawdesley Glossary 1. sharp as a knife. 2. quick, he swape, be sharp, be quick. II North Country (Newcastle) Words a long aor ro sweep used in working a keel on the tyne, that at the stern acting as a rudder sweal to melt, to waste or blaze, to …

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  • 4 swape — n. Sweep, swipe, well sweep …

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  • 5 swape —  1) the handle of a pump. Norf.  2) an oar when used as a rudder to a barge. Northumb …

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  • 6 swape — ˈswāp noun ( s) Etymology: Middle English swaipe lever, swivel, probably of Scandinavian origin; akin to Old Norse sveipr fold, sveipa to sweep, swoop more at swoop 1. dialect England : a pole or bar used as a lever or swivel 2 …

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  • 7 Shadoof — A shadoof or shaduf (an Arabic word, شادوف, šādūf ; also anciently known by the Greek name κήλων or κηλώνειον, kēlōn or kēlōneion ) is an irrigation tool. A less common English translation is swape. [cite web url =… …

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  • 8 lever — /lev euhr, lee veuhr/, n. 1. Mech. a rigid bar that pivots about one point and that is used to move an object at a second point by a force applied at a third. Cf. machine (def. 4b). 2. a means or agency of persuading or of achieving an end:… …

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  • 9 Lever — /lee veuhr/, n. Charles James ( Cornelius O Dowd ), 1806 72, Irish novelist and essayist. * * * Simple machine used to amplify physical force. All early people used the lever in some form, for moving heavy stones or as digging sticks for land… …

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  • 10 Sweep — Sweep, n. 1. The act of sweeping. [1913 Webster] 2. The compass or range of a stroke; as, a long sweep. [1913 Webster] 3. The compass of any turning body or of any motion; as, the sweep of a door; the sweep of the eye. [1913 Webster] 4. The… …

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  • 11 Sweep net — Sweep Sweep, n. 1. The act of sweeping. [1913 Webster] 2. The compass or range of a stroke; as, a long sweep. [1913 Webster] 3. The compass of any turning body or of any motion; as, the sweep of a door; the sweep of the eye. [1913 Webster] 4. The …

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  • 12 Sweep of the tiller — Sweep Sweep, n. 1. The act of sweeping. [1913 Webster] 2. The compass or range of a stroke; as, a long sweep. [1913 Webster] 3. The compass of any turning body or of any motion; as, the sweep of a door; the sweep of the eye. [1913 Webster] 4. The …

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  • 13 swepe — Sweep Sweep, n. 1. The act of sweeping. [1913 Webster] 2. The compass or range of a stroke; as, a long sweep. [1913 Webster] 3. The compass of any turning body or of any motion; as, the sweep of a door; the sweep of the eye. [1913 Webster] 4. The …

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  • 14 swipe — Sweep Sweep, n. 1. The act of sweeping. [1913 Webster] 2. The compass or range of a stroke; as, a long sweep. [1913 Webster] 3. The compass of any turning body or of any motion; as, the sweep of a door; the sweep of the eye. [1913 Webster] 4. The …

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  • 15 Swipe — Swipe, n. [Cf. {Sweep}, {Swiple}.] 1. A swape or sweep. See {Sweep}. [1913 Webster] 2. A strong blow given with a sweeping motion, as with a bat or club. [1913 Webster] Swipes [in cricket] over the blower s head, and over either of the long… …

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  • 16 swypes — Swipe Swipe, n. [Cf. {Sweep}, {Swiple}.] 1. A swape or sweep. See {Sweep}. [1913 Webster] 2. A strong blow given with a sweeping motion, as with a bat or club. [1913 Webster] Swipes [in cricket] over the blower s head, and over either of the long …

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  • 17 List of Chinese inventions — A bronze Chinese crossbow mechanism with a buttplate (the wooden components have …

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  • 18 Wujing Zongyao — The Wujing Zongyao (Zh cpwl|c=武经总要|p= Wǔjīng Zǒngyào |w= Wu Ching Tsung Yao |l=Collection of the Most Important Military Techniques) was a Chinese military compendium written in 1044 AD, during the Northern Song Dynasty. Its authors were the… …

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  • 19 Dmitrijew-Lgowski — Stadt Dmitrijew Lgowski Дмитриев Льговский Wappen …

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