Definition of swipple in English:

swipple

Line breaks: swip¦ple
Pronunciation: /ˈswɪp(ə)l
 
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noun

dialect
  • The swinging part of a flail.
    More example sentences
    • They showed their insouciance by sticking six-inch straws in their mouths and flicking them with the swipple at each pass.
    • He swung a tremendous blow with an arm flung out like the swipple of a flail.

Origin

late Middle English: probably based on the verb sweep.

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