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Word: swill

Definition: drink greedily


Sentences Containing 'swill'

Rather than reduce alcohol consumption the measures led to excessive drinking in the hour before closing time which became known as the six o'clock swill.
This practice of 'swill feeding' (feeding table scraps) is considered a disease risk today, though this is mainly associated with feeding pigs meat, which is banned in many countries.

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