1897today's wwftd is... swattle
- Mar 9, 2014the worthless word for the day is: swattle
[fr. Scot. swatter, to splash in the water like a duck]
archaic : to guzzle a drink (like a duck)
"Some wouldna gie misery a dram
Though they swattle themselves till they spew."
- John Wilson, Works (1855)