swizzle stick

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English[edit]

Etymology[edit]

1859, from swizzle (alcoholic drink).[1]

Noun[edit]

swizzle stick (plural swizzle sticks)

  1. A small utensil used to mix or stir drinks like iced tea or cocktails.
    The rum-based mixed drink came with a swizzle stick shaped like a pirate's sword.

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References[edit]

  1. ^ swizzle” in Douglas Harper, Online Etymology Dictionary (2001).