swizzled

swizzle

[swiz-uhl]
noun
1.
a tall drink, originating in Barbados, composed of full-flavored West Indian rum, lime juice, crushed ice, and sugar: typically served with a swizzle stick.
verb (used with object), swizzled, swizzling.
2.
to agitate (a beverage) with a swizzle stick.
3.
to gulp down; guzzle.

Origin:
1805–15; origin uncertain

swizzler, noun
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swizzle (ˈswɪzəl)
 
n
1.  (US) an unshaken cocktail
2.  an alcoholic drink containing gin or rum
3.  informal (Brit) a swiz
 
vb
4.  (tr) to stir a swizzle stick in (a drink)
5.  informal (Brit) to swindle; cheat
 
[C19: of unknown origin]

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swizzle
1813, name for various kinds of liquor drinks, or for intoxicating drinks generally, possibly a variant of switchel "a drink of molasses and water" (often mixed with rum,) first attested 1790, of uncertain origin. Swizzle-stick attested by 1859.
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swizzle definition

[ˈswɪzlæ]
  1. tv. & in.
    to drink (liquor), probably to excess; to tipple. : Have you been swizzling again?
  2. n.
    liquor; beer; a drink of an alcoholic beverage. : What I need is a nice cold swizzle.
Dictionary of American Slang and Colloquial Expressions by Richard A. Spears.Fourth Edition.
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swizzled definition

[ˈswɪzlæd]
  1. mod.
    alcohol intoxicated. : Fred went out and got himself swizzled.
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