Cooks eye the array the fishermen have brought in, picking the one they will slide before kin or client.
I lifted her as high as I could midway up the slide and eased her down with a big, squeaky “wheeeeeeeeeeeeeee.”
He added that his battalion has taken small steps to try to head off a slide into chaos if Assad falls.
So be forthright, because nobody will let you slide at this point.
So how do we solve the problem before we slide into financial hell?
The farmer poured the sour milk down the slide, where it ran into the trough, and the little pigs began to eat.
The one bar must be left to secure a stout rope to, so that you may slide down it.
And will you tell me how they get back to the moon after they slide down the toboggan?
She'll slide into the sand like a baby nestling down into a crib.
I can slide ever so far, and I've ridden on Jimmie boy's sled.
Old English slidan (intransitive, past tense slad, past participle sliden) "to glide, slip, fall, fall down;" figuratively "fail, lapse morally, err; be transitory or unstable," from Proto-Germanic *slidan "to slip, slide" (cf. Old High German slito, German Schlitten "sleigh, sled"), from PIE root *sleidh- "to slide, slip" (cf. Lithuanian slystu "to glide, slide," Old Church Slavonic sledu "track," Greek olisthos "slipperiness," olisthanein "to slip," Middle Irish sloet "slide").
Meaning "slip, lose one's footing" is from early 13c. Transitive sense from 1530s. Phrase let (something) slide "let it take its own course" is in Chaucer (late 14c.). Sliding scale in reference to payments, etc., is from 1842.
1560s, from slide (v.). As a smooth inclined surface down which something can be slid, from 1680s; the playground slide is from 1890. Meaning "collapse of a hillside, landslide" is from 1660s. As a working part of a musical instrument from 1800 (e.g. slide-trombone, 1891). Meaning "rapid downturn" is from 1884. Meaning "picture prepared for use with a projector" is from 1819 (in reference to magic lanterns). Baseball sense is from 1886. Slide-guitar is from 1968.
A small glass plate for mounting specimens to be examined under a microscope.