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Swilling Meaning and Definition from WordNet (r) 2.0
    swilling n : the drinking of large mouthfuls rapidly [syn: gulping, guzzling]
Swilling Meaning and Definition from Webster's Revised Unabridged Dictionary (1913)
    Swill \Swill\, v. t. [imp. & p. p. Swilled; p. pr. & vb. n. Swilling.] [OE. swilen to wash, AS. swilian.]
  1. To wash; to drench. [Obs.] As fearfully as doth a galled rock O'erhang and jutty his confounded base, Swilled with the wild and wasteful ocean. --Shak.
  2. [Properly, to drink like a pig. See Swill, n.] 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.

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  • Pat Swilling: Patrick Travis Swilling (born 1964 | 10 | 25 in Toccoa, Georgia ) is a former ... the playoffs in both of Swilling's seasons with the team, ...
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  • Jerry Kenneth "Ken" Swilling: Jerry Kenneth "Ken" Swilling (born September 9, 1970 in Toccoa, Georgia ) is a former college and professional American football player ...

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