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Swish-swash

Definitions

  • Chambers's Twentieth Century Dictionary
    • Swish-swash a swishing action or sound: a washy drink
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Etymology

Chambers's Twentieth Century Dictionary
Imit.

Usage

In literature:

Wave the swish swash back from klinky, klinky klanky kill.
"Drift from Two Shores" by Bret Harte
The only sound in the silence was that of my Ganges-drenched cloth, swish-swashing with every step.
"Autobiography of a YOGI" by Paramhansa Yogananda
The grass swished and swashed against the legs and ears of the Candy Rabbit as the cat carried him along.
"The Story of a Candy Rabbit" by Laura Lee Hope
Swish, swash, roar, roar, Where is Josiah?
"Around the World with Josiah Allen's Wife" by Marietta Holley
Not a sound, save the regular swish-swash of the broom.
"Prison Memoirs of an Anarchist" by Alexander Berkman
Good swimmer, too; but a guy had no chance in a swish-swashing bunch of broke-loose logs.
"Down the Columbia" by Lewis R. Freeman
Swish, swash, it splashed through a rivulet.
"Chippinge Borough" by Stanley J. Weyman
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