Definition of swipple in English:

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swipple

Pronunciation: /ˈswipəl/

noun

dialect
The swinging part of a flail.
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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Syllabification: swip·ple

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