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2014, Doyle (journalist)|Paul Doyle, "Southampton hammer eight past hapless Sunderland in barmy encounter", ''The Guardian'', 18 October 2014:
- The Saints, who started the day third in the table, went marching on thanks to their own swish play and some staggering defending by the visitors.
A short rustling, hissing or whistling sound, often made by friction.
A hissing, sweeping movement through the air, as of an animal's tail.
A sound of liquid flowing inside a container.
1898, (w), (w) Chapter 4
- There were four or five men in the vault already, and I could hear more coming down the passage, and guessed from their heavy footsteps that they were carrying burdens. There was a sound, too, of dumping kegs down on the ground, with a swish of liquor inside them, and then the noise of casks being moved.
A twig or bundle of twigs, used for administering beatings; a switch
An effeminate male homosexual.
1992, Leigh W. Rutledge, ''The gay decades: from Stonewall to the present''
- "Fairies, nances, swishes, fags, lezzes — call 'em what you please — should of course be permitted to earn honest livings (..)
To make a rustling sound while moving.
1922, A. M. Chisholm, ''A Thousand a Plate''
- In the stern of the low-laden canoe his paddle swished steadily and powerfully, with thrust of straight, stiff upper arm backed by a twisting swing of the body from the waist, and with every stroke the little craft leaped as if a giant hand had shoved her forward.
To flourish with a swishing sound.
(RQ:Coleridge The Devil's Thoughts)
(quote-book)| title=The Canterville Ghost| passage=After Virginia came the twins, who were usually called "the Star and Stripes", as they were always getting swished.
c. 1842, (w), ''Character Sketches''
- Doctor Wordsworth and assistants would swish that error out of him in a way that need not here be mentioned.
To mince or otherwise to behave in an effeminate manner.
(transitive verb|''transitive'') To cause a liquid to move around in a container, or in one's mouth.
''Swish the mouthwash around the mouth and between the teeth for one minute.''
(quote-book)|publisher=William Heinemann|location=London|page=84|passage="Just like parade it had been a minute before then stumble, bang, swish! Wiped out!" he said.