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Swish (?), v. t. [From the sound. Cf. Swash.]

1.

To flourish, so as to make the sound swish.

Coleridge.

2.

To flog; to lash.

[Slang]

Thackeray.

 

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Swish, v. i.

To dash; to swash.

 

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Swish, n.

1.

A sound of quick movement, as of something whirled through the air.

[Colloq.]

2. Naut.

Light driven spray.

[Eng.]

 

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