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Swan-hopping

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A corruption of Swan Upping—that is, taking the swans up the River Thames for the purpose of marking them. (See above.)

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Entry taken from Dictionary of Phrase and Fable, edited by the Rev. E. Cobham Brewer, LL.D. and revised in 1895.

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Suttee (Indian)
Svalin
Swaddler
Swag
Swag
Swagger
Swainmote
Swallow
Swan
Swan
Swan-hopping
Swan of Avon (The), or Sweet Swan of Avon
Swan of Cambray (The)
Swan of Mantua (The), or The Mantuan Swan
Swan of Meander (The)
Swan of Padua (The)
Swans … Geese
Swanimote
Swarga
Swashbuckler
Swear