a.1.Nimble; quick.
Webster's Revised Unabridged Dictionary, published 1913 by G. & C. Merriam Co.
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Other words that pepper Jony's speeches, such as 'yan' and 'yen' (313) to indicate 'one', or the word 'swipper' (313) to mean 'swift', are indeed regional variants; like 'ken', they alone cannot be used to distinguish speakers from the northern counties from those from Scotland.
CSD gives the alternative forms swipper and swepyr.