Meaning of SWILL in English


v. & n.

v. 1 tr. (often foll. by out) rinse or flush; pour water over or through. 2 tr. & intr. drink greedily.

n. 1 an act of rinsing. 2 mainly liquid refuse as pig-food. 3 inferior liquor. swiller n.

[ OE swillan, swilian, of unkn. orig. ]

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