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  • n. Alternative form of swizz.

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  • n. British slang for a swindle


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  • I'm bringing "swiz" back. Or at least stateside. Who's in?

    February 24, 2009

  • From "a British noun for a swindle." Discovered in one of the Railway Series stories by W. Awdry (the original Thomas the Tank Engine books). Context: "What a swiz! It's only Gordon back to front."

    December 31, 2007