- To drink greedily or grossly: "Unshaven horsemen swill the great wines of the Chateaux” ( W.H. Auden). (verb-transitive)
- To flood with water, as for washing. (verb-transitive)
- To feed (animals) with swill. (verb-transitive)
- To drink or eat greedily or to excess. (verb-intransitive)
- A mixture of liquid and solid food, such as table scraps, fed to animals, especially pigs; slop. (noun)
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