Swill

Definition of Swill

v. t.1.To wash; to drench.
[imp. & p. p. Swilled ; p. pr. & vb. n. Swilling.]
As fearfully as doth a galled rock
O'erhang and jutty his confounded base,
Swilled with the wild and wasteful ocean.
- Shak.
2.To drink in great draughts; to swallow greedily.
Well-dressed people, of both sexes, . . . devouring sliced beef, and swilling pork, and punch, and cider.
- Smollett.
3.To inebriate; to fill with drink.
I should be loth
To meet the rudeness and swilled insolence
Of such late wassailers.
- Milton.
v. i.1.To drink greedily or swinishly; to drink to excess.
n.1.The wash, or mixture of liquid substances, given to swine; hogwash; - called also swillings.
2.Large draughts of liquor; drink taken in excessive quantities.

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