Thesaurus / swig
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I now went ashore at Charleston, and had my swig, as long as the money lasted.

Ned MyersJames Fenimore Cooper

He took a swig of pineapple juice and passed the can back to Harold.

First ManClyde Brown

While I was cooking supper the old man took a swig or two and got sort of warmed up, and went to ripping again.

Adventures of Huckleberry Finn, CompleteMark Twain (Samuel Clemens)

Swig—To haul a rope by holding a turn round a cleat and pulling off laterally.

On Yacht SailingThomas Fleming Day

Instead, however, of jumping at the chance, he took a swig at a flask of cognac.

Maybe, like as not, a swig o' rum ud sweeten his bilge, sir.

Brothers of PerilTheodore Goodridge Roberts

“You better get a swig of whiskey ready for Tom,” suggested the brakeman, solicitously.

Across the MesaJarvis Hall

He was a kind-hearted and anxious old billy-goat, and sought to tempt his buddy with a bit of cheese or a swig of cold coffee.

King CoalUpton Sinclair

When he gets a chance, he runs in and takes a swig, as he calls it, out of the pot.

He took a second "swig" at the brandy bottle and then went into his place of concealment to wait events.

Capitola's PerilMrs. E.D.E.N. Southworth

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