- of, pertaining to, associated with, or characteristic of Switzerland or its inhabitants.
Origin of Swiss
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Contemporary Examples of swiss
The only repercussions Iraqi has faced are outside of Egypt, as she lost her place in an upcoming Swiss Film Festival, he added.Sisi Is Persecuting, Prosecuting, and Publicly Shaming Egypt’s Gays
December 30, 2014
In September, Francis told the Swiss Guard and the Gendarme that the only real threats the Vatican faces are from within.
Francis then supposedly told the officer that he was the one giving orders now and ordered a cappuccino for the Swiss soldier.
Francis fired the uncompromising commander of his Swiss Guard.
Anrig was a leading criminal investigator for the Swiss state police until he was recruited to the Vatican in 1992.
Historical Examples of swiss
As from time immemorial, she has done upon the Swiss in their mountains.Albert Durer
T. Sturge Moore
Swiss milk is given, so there is no fear of its turning sour.Concerning Cats
Helen M. Winslow
Make my short hair as like your long hair as you can, and then I shall be a Swiss girl.'Wilfrid Cumbermede
The Swiss will probably resist, but they will certainly be beaten.
Of some recent drawings of Swiss subject I shall speak presently.Modern Painters Volume I (of V)
- of, relating to, or characteristic of Switzerland, its inhabitants, or their dialects of German, French, and Italian
- a native, inhabitant, or citizen of Switzerland
1510s, from Middle French Suisse, from Middle High German Suizer, from Suiz "Switzerland" (see Switzerland and cf. Switzer, archaic word for "a Swiss," and German Schweiz). Swiss banks noted for anonymity and security by 1949. Swiss cheese is attested from 1822; as a type of something full of holes, from 1924.