swoopstake

adverb
swoop·​stake | \ ˈswüp-ˌstāk How to pronounce swoopstake (audio) \

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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The first known use of swoopstake was in 1602

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“Swoopstake.” Merriam-Webster.com Dictionary, Merriam-Webster, https://www.merriam-webster.com/dictionary/swoopstake. Accessed 21 Sep. 2020.

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