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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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Wikipedia Meaning and Definition on 'Swilling'

  • 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, ...
  • Jack Swilling: John W. "Jack" Swilling (April 1, 1830 – August 12, 1878) founded the city of ... had publicly accused—were identified only after Swilling’s death. ...
  • 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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  • Pat Swilling Jr.'s accuser files civil rights lawsuit against Tulsa
    A woman who alleged she was raped by University of Tulsa basketball player Pat Swilling Jr. filed a federal civil rights lawsuit against the school Monday, alleging that administrators knew or should have known about three prior alleged sexual attacks involving him. Read more on this news related to 'Swilling'
  • Ex Tulsa basketball player Swilling denied waiver
    TULSA, Okla. (AP) -- The NCAA has denied former Tulsa basketball player Patrick Swilling's request for a progress-toward-degree waiver to play football based on academic eligibility. Read more on this news related to 'Swilling'
  • Tulsa being sued over alleged Swilling rape
    The University of Tulsa is being sued by a woman who alleges she was raped by basketball player Patrick Swilling Jr. in January. Read more on this news related to 'Swilling'

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