1. [mid-19C+] to steal, to take forcibly.
2. (Aus.) to carry a pack, i.e. a swag n.1 (9)
3. [mid-19C+] (also swagg) to place, to put, to carry; thus swagging n.
4. [1930s+] to hustle along, to hurry.
5. to grab up (but not in criminal sense).
6. [1950s+] to smuggle.
7. [1980s] (UK Und.) to sell stolen property.
8. [2010s] (UK/US black) to look good.
[1950s+] to abduct, to kidnap; thus in fig. use.
1. [mid-19C–1910s] (Aus.) to live as a tramp, or itinerant worker.
2. in weak use of sense 1, to travel.