- a fermented beverage made by the Apache Indians.
Origin of tiswin
1875–80, Americanism; < Apache < Mexican Spanish tesgüino, perhaps ultimately < Nahuatl tecuīni for a pot to flare up, for one's heart to pound
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Examples from the Web for tizwin
Oh, Dad just nibbles when he has his tizwin spells, and Mena ate hers mid-morning.
She just couldn't help crying when I sopped them with the tizwin.
Remember, there'll be tizwin for you—all you can drink—heaps of tizwin!
Think about her—and about the tizwin—that tizwin hidden from you by Slade—barrels of tizwin!
It would have been just like Slade to lock your woman in with the tizwin.