Swillings

Swill´ings


n. pl.1.See Swill, n., 1.
References in classic literature ?
Swilling, I warrant me, at the ale, or playing their juggling tricks at the bedside of some miserly churl.
But I persevered, and used my body in the way Nature intended it should be used--not bending over a desk and swilling whiskey...
"It would take a clever man to live upon thy labor, Hugh," remarked one of the foresters, "seeing that the half of thy time is spent in swilling mead at the `Pied Merlin.'"
But, I perfectly remember that I sat swilling tea until my whole nervous system, if I had had any in those days, must have gone by the board.
He wrinkled his nose in a puzzled way at the dishes offered to him by the waiter but refused none, devouring the food with a great appetite and drinking ("swilling" Fyne called it) gallons of ginger beer, which was procured for him (in stone bottles) at his request.
Jordan Swillings hit a routine grounder to shortstop Regan Aghdam, but in his attempt to force Kovach at second, Aghdam threw the ball into right field, allowing Landell to score.