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Random House Webster's College Dictionary

swiz′zle stick`(n.)

  1. a small wand or straw for stirring highballs and cocktails in the glass.

    Category: Viniculture/Winemaking

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Princeton's WordNet

  1. swizzle stick(noun)

    a small stick used to stir mixed drinks


  1. swizzle stick(Noun)

    A small utensil used to mix or stir drinks like iced tea or cocktails.


  1. Swizzle stick

    A swizzle stick is a small stick used to hold fruit garnishes or stir drinks. The original swizzle sticks were created in the 1700s at a rum plantation in the West Indies. They were used to stir up Bermudian cocktails called Rum Swizzles and were made from the branch of a plant. In the late 1800s and early 1900s stir sticks made of glass were created to shake out the bubbles from champagne, whose carbonation caused indigestion for some drinkers.


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