Definition of Swishings

1. Noun. (plural of swishing) ¹



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Definition of Swishings

1. swishing [n] - See also: swishing

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Lexicographical Neighbors of Swishings

swirlingly
swirls
swirly
swished
swisher
swishers
swishes
swishest
swishier
swishiest
swishily
swishiness
swishing
swishingly
swishings
swishness
swishy
swisses
swissing
swissings
switch-hit
switch-hits
switch-hitters
switch-ivy
switch cane
switch engine

Literary usage of Swishings

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1. The Parliamentary Debates by Great Britain Parliament (1905)
"His sympathy was against this form of punishment altogether, and to compare the swishings which boys received in schools with the form of punishment ..."

2. The Fortnightly Review (1884)
"... he could hardly in those days have escaped not one more, but many " swishings." But it was not to be. He remained with Dr. Hooker until he was fifteen, ..."

3. Ainsworth's Magazine: A Miscellany of Romance, General Literature, & Art by William Harrison Ainsworth, George Cruikshank, Hablot Knight Browne (1854)
"... except compelled to go to school, are not generally over anxious to essay the ordeal, and prefer hunting and shooting to swishings and Latin hexameters. ..."

4. The Parliamentary Debates by Great Britain Parliament (1905)
"His sympathy was against this form of punishment altogether, and to compare the swishings which boys received in schools with the form of punishment ..."

5. The Fortnightly Review (1884)
"... he could hardly in those days have escaped not one more, but many " swishings." But it was not to be. He remained with Dr. Hooker until he was fifteen, ..."

6. Ainsworth's Magazine: A Miscellany of Romance, General Literature, & Art by William Harrison Ainsworth, George Cruikshank, Hablot Knight Browne (1854)
"... except compelled to go to school, are not generally over anxious to essay the ordeal, and prefer hunting and shooting to swishings and Latin hexameters. ..."

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