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slipe

[slahyp]Scot.
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noun
  1. a sledge, drag, or sleigh.
verb (used with object), sliped, slip·ing.
  1. to peel or strip the outer coating from, especially to peel bark from (a tree or twig).
  2. to slice.

Origin of slipe

1425–75; late Middle English slypen < ?
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Examples from the Web for sliped

Historical Examples

  • Sliped, "sliped down to the hard knee" (N77,c), sloped: note the rhyme with "striped."

    Early English Dramatists--Recently Recovered "Lost" Tudor Plays with some others

    Various


British Dictionary definitions for sliped

slipe

noun
  1. NZ
    1. wool removed from the pelt of a slaughtered sheep by immersion in a chemical bath
    2. (as modifier)slipe wool

Word Origin

from English dialect
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