Definition of switchel in English:

switchel

noun

mass nounNorth American
  • A drink made of water, vinegar, and a sweet substance such as molasses or maple syrup, often with spices or other flavouring.

    ‘switchel is perfectly acidic and sweet with a mellow burn’

Origin

Late 18th century: of unknown origin.

Pronunciation

switchel

/ˈswɪtʃəl/