verb (used with object), swiz·zled, swiz·zling.
Origin of swizzle
Examples from the Web for swizzle
In the sparkling “swizzle” was an infusion of the baneful Savannah flower.The Maroon|Mayne Reid
If enny one tries to swizzle me out of it I'm goin' to swizzle back, an' you can lay to that.A Man to His Mate|J. Allan Dunn
Swizzle withdrew the auger hurriedly; from its point a few bright red drops trickled.The Luck of Roaring Camp and Other Tales|Bret Harte
At the worst of the storm there is neither Heaven nor Earth, but only a swizzle into which a man may be brewed.Letters of Travel (1892-1913)|Rudyard Kipling
Not fizz at all, but that old brewing of honey—mead—metheglin—old Saxon swizzle.Sir Hilton's Sin|George Manville Fenn
British Dictionary definitions for swizzle
Word Origin for swizzle
Word Origin and History for swizzle
1813, name for various kinds of liquor drinks, or for intoxicating drinks generally, possibly a variant of switchel "a drink of molasses and water" (often mixed with rum), first attested 1790, of uncertain origin. Swizzle-stick attested by 1859.