One-fell-swoop Definition

noun

(idiomatic) One stroke; one action or event with many results.

Changing the oil lubricates the engine and removes debris in one fell swoop.
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Origin of One-fell-swoop

  • After Shakespeare, in Macbeth, act iv, scene 3, where Macduff learns his wife and entire family are murdered:

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