Origin of Switzer
1540–50; ≪ Middle High German, equivalent to Swītz Switzerland + -er -er1
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His work ethic, contrary to Switzer's endless derision, reflected a savage intensity.
But Switzer, one of college football's finest hacksaw butchers, still knew a good cut of meat.
But the relationship between Switzer and Dupree had soured into outright hate.
Almost immediately, Switzer said that Dupree was out of shape, lazy, lacking in intensity.
Switzer congratulated the effort by publicly criticizing Dupree for being out of shape because he was caught twice from behind.
But take this advice: say nothing till we have consulted Switzer.
Cato gives orders for the asparagus, and Switzer for the hot-beds.
"I didn't haf no idea like dot myself," confessed Mr. Switzer.
You can thank Mr. Switzer for saving you a lot of trouble, Mr. Sneed.
Patrolman Switzer looked then where she pointed, and could scarce believe his eyes.The Life of the Party
Irvin Shrewsbury Cobb
- a less common word for Swiss
- a member of the Swiss Guard
C16: from Middle High German, from Swīz Switzerland
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