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swill in Drink topic

From Longman Dictionary of Contemporary Englishswillswill1 /swɪl/ verb  1 DHCWASH[transitive] British English to wash something by pouring a lot of water over it or into itswill something away/down/out Get a bucket to swill the yard down.2 [intransitive, transitive] if a liquid swills around or you swill it around, it moves around somethingswill around/round He swilled his brandy gently round his glass.3 DFDDRINK[transitive] (also swill down) informal to drink something in large amounts He does nothing but swill beer all day.→ See Verb table
Examples from the Corpus
swillWas that a bad bit of barley he was swilling?Turbo swills a couple of beers to warm up while his wife and fans gather to cheer him on.He swills champagne with Lord and Lady Astor, so they say.The former big-league catcher had been assigned to interview the happy winners as they hugged each other and swilled champagne.It was a feast, swilled down in the boys' case at least. with pints of good cider.They swilled gin in the afternoon out of jelly jars and swallowed sedatives.Do you know, the cobblestones couldn't be seen for the blood which swilled like water?Strain off the surplus fat and swill out the pan with the wine and stock.swill around/roundThe bag was dropped into a tank of water and swilled round occasionally like a giant tea bag.