swoopstake

adverb
swoop·stake | \ ˈswüp-ˌstāk \

Definition of swoopstake 

obsolete

: in an indiscriminate manner

First Known Use of swoopstake

1602, in the meaning defined above

History and Etymology for swoopstake

alteration of sweepstake

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swollen shoot

swoon

swoop

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swoopy

swoosh

swop

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