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tizwin

[tiz-ween]
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noun
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tiswin

or tiz·win

[tiz-ween]
noun
  1. a fermented beverage made by the Apache Indians.
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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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Historical Examples

  • She just couldn't help crying when I sopped them with the tizwin.

    Bloom of Cactus

    Robert Ames Bennet

  • Oh, Dad just nibbles when he has his tizwin spells, and Mena ate hers mid-morning.

    Bloom of Cactus

    Robert Ames Bennet

  • Think about her—and about the tizwin—that tizwin hidden from you by Slade—barrels of tizwin!

    Bloom of Cactus

    Robert Ames Bennet

  • Remember, there'll be tizwin for you—all you can drink—heaps of tizwin!

    Bloom of Cactus

    Robert Ames Bennet

  • It would have been just like Slade to lock your woman in with the tizwin.

    Bloom of Cactus

    Robert Ames Bennet