a short, batonlike stick, usually leather-covered, sometimes carried by army officers, soldiers, etc.
a short cane or stick carried on occasion mainly by army officers
noun 1. (Austral & NZ, slang) short for swagman
noun 1. a suspended wreath, garland, drapery, or the like, fastened up at or near each end and hanging down in the middle; festoon. 2. a wreath, spray, or cluster of foliage, flowers, or fruit. 3. a festoon, especially one very heavy toward the center. 4. a swale. 5. a swaying or lurching movement. verb […]
noun 1. a tool for bending cold metal to a required shape. 2. a tool, die, or stamp for giving a particular shape to metal on an anvil, in a stamping press, etc. 3. swage block. verb (used with object), swaged, swaging. 4. to bend or shape by means of a swage. 5. to reduce […]
noun, plural swagmen. Australian. 1. a tramp, hobo, or vagabond. 2. anyone who carries a swag while traveling, as a camper or prospector. noun (pl) -men 1. (Austral & NZ, informal) a labourer who carries his personal possessions in a pack or swag while travelling about in search of work; vagrant worker Also called swagger, […]