swizzle-stick


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swizzle-stick

n. a drunkard. (From the name of a short stick used to stir an alcoholic drink.) That guy is a swizzle-stick. Don’t give him any more.
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Indeed, there is at least one swizzle-stick collectors club, and of the 58 swizzle sticks currently being offered for sale on eBay, the auction website the highest priced one a "Wooden girlie swizzle stick" from the 1940's is listed at $35.
Most looked as if they couldn't tell a ski-stick from a swizzle-stick.
Why glass swizzle-sticks instead of a glass menagerie?