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swag

1. an ornamental festoon of fruit, flowers, or drapery or a representation of this
2. Midland English dialect a depression filled with water, resulting from mining subsidence
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Swag

A festoon, hung between rosettes or other terminals.
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festoon

A festive decoration of pendant semi-loops with attachments and loose ends, esp. a swag of fabric, or representations of such decorations. Also see garland.
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SWAG

(jargon)
Scientific (or Silly) Wild Ass Guess. A term used by technical teams when establishing high level sizings for large projects.
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