Definition of Swillings

1. n. pl. See Swill, n., 1.



Definition of Swillings

1. swilling [n] - See also: swilling

Lexicographical Neighbors of Swillings

swifts
swigged
swiggers
swigging
swiggle
swigs
swike
swill down
swilled
swiller
swillers
swilling
swillings
swillking
swillkings
swills
swim
swim-bladder
swim bladder
swim bladders
swim cap
swim caps
swim lane
swim like a fish
swim meet
swim the Thames
swim the Tiber

Literary usage of Swillings

Below you will find example usage of this term as found in modern and/or classical literature:

1. A Dictionary of English Synonymes and Synonymous Or Parallel Expressions by Richard Soule, George Holmes Howison (1891)
"Hogwash, swillings. 2. Be borne along (as on water; by л current)t float with the tide. 3. Propel one's self through the water, buffet the waves. 4. ..."

2. A Dictionary of English Synonymes and Synonymous Or Parallel Expressions by Richard Soule (1891)
"Hogwash, swillings. 2. Be borne along (AT ом water, Ьу л current), float with the tide. 3. Propel one's self through the water, ..."

3. A Dictionary of Archaic and Provincial Words, Obsolete Phrases, Proverbs by James Orchard Halliwell-Phillipps (1850)
"Growing turf set on fire for manuring the land. Devon. Swillings. Hog's-wash. ... a tub for swillings. Var. dial. ..."

4. Remains, Historical and Literary, Connected with the Palatine Counties of by Chetham Society (1858)
"... from the housewife her draff, swillings, whey, washing of tubs, and such like, with which he will live and keep a good state of body very sufficiently; ..."

5. A Dictionary of English Etymology by Hensleigh Wedgwood, John Christopher Atkinson (1872)
"... or schweben are then used in the sense of moving to and fro like water, Da. skylit, to rinse, wash ; skyllevand, dishwash, swillings ..."

6. A Dictionary of English Synonymes and Synonymous Or Parallel Expressions by Richard Soule, George Holmes Howison (1891)
"Hogwash, swillings. 2. Be borne along (as on water; by л current)t float with the tide. 3. Propel one's self through the water, buffet the waves. 4. ..."

7. A Dictionary of English Synonymes and Synonymous Or Parallel Expressions by Richard Soule (1891)
"Hogwash, swillings. 2. Be borne along (AT ом water, Ьу л current), float with the tide. 3. Propel one's self through the water, ..."

8. A Dictionary of Archaic and Provincial Words, Obsolete Phrases, Proverbs by James Orchard Halliwell-Phillipps (1850)
"Growing turf set on fire for manuring the land. Devon. Swillings. Hog's-wash. ... a tub for swillings. Var. dial. ..."

9. Remains, Historical and Literary, Connected with the Palatine Counties of by Chetham Society (1858)
"... from the housewife her draff, swillings, whey, washing of tubs, and such like, with which he will live and keep a good state of body very sufficiently; ..."

10. A Dictionary of English Etymology by Hensleigh Wedgwood, John Christopher Atkinson (1872)
"... or schweben are then used in the sense of moving to and fro like water, Da. skylit, to rinse, wash ; skyllevand, dishwash, swillings ..."

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