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swiftie

(ˈswɪftɪ) or

swifty

n, pl swifties
slang chiefly Austral a trick, ruse, or deception
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In a defence of the British and Commonwealth titles he had spilt blood and broken bones for, a drained Swifty was chillingly knocked out in the eighth round at Liverpool's Olympia.
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A Tom Swifty is when an author of a cheapo thriller can't figure out an escape route for his/her hero, tied up to a railway line when the express train and the outlaws are approaching.
Nobody could be better on that subject than Swifty.
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05AM Excluded from school and considered outsiders in their own community, Arbor and his best friend Swifty meet local scrap dealer Kitten and begin wandering around town, collecting metal for him.
Our not-so-victimized "victim" was pumping gas into his car at a Swifty Service Station in Indianapolis late one evening when two thugs materialized out of the dark.
05pm Two young friends Arber (Connor Chapman) and Swifty (Shaun Thomas) get involved in the shadowy world of scrap metal dealing in a bid to make a quick buck.
Those taking part included Hugh and Carmen Bear (Warwickshire), Hercules and Bella (Aston Villa), Beau and Belle Brummie (Blues), Sky Blue Sam (Coventry), Swifty (Walsall), Wolfie and Wendy (Wolves), Nile the Crocodile (Worcestershire Rapids) and Wicktopus (Octopus Investments).
e runners in the 2014 Cure Leukaemia Mascot Race are: Hugh and Carmen Bear (Warwickshire), Hercules and Bella (Aston Villa), Beau and Belle Brummie (Blues), Sky Blue Sam (Coventry), Swifty (Walsall), Wol'e and Wendy (Wolves), Nile the Crocodile (Worcestershire Rapids) and Wicktopus (Octopus Investments).
It is performed by people like Cass and Swifty, now medically discharged from the armed forces, along with still serving personnel and some professional actors.
It follows the odd friendship between 13-year-old boys Arbor (Chapman) and Swifty (Thomas) as they try to make money from scrap metal, which brings them into contact with Kitten (Sean Gilder), a scrap metal dealer (and the Selfish Giant of the title).