Part of speech: verb

To drink greedily and to excess; fill; inebriate.

Part of speech: noun

Liquid food or kitchen refuse given to swine.

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Usage examples "swill":

  1. We know from experience that, if young pigs are daily washed, and kept on clean cooked food, they will not eat the common city " swill;" they eat it only when compelled by hunger. - "The American Reformed Cattle Doctor", George Dadd.
  2. If the sow appears hot and feverish, give one to three ounces of Castor Oil in milk or swill. - "The Veterinarian", Chas. J. Korinek.
  3. Kept waiting in baggage rooms, transported in refuse lorries, herded about with servants, offered swill at table. - "The Yillian Way", John Keith Laumer.