slab

1
[ slab ]
/ slæb /

noun

verb (used with object), slabbed, slab·bing.

Origin of slab

1
1250–1300; Middle English sclabbe, slabbe < ?

Definition for slab (2 of 2)

slab

2
[ slab ]
/ slæb /

adjective Scot. and North England.

thick; viscous.

Origin of slab

2
1595–1605; apparently < Scandinavian; compare Swedish, Norwegian slabb mire, Icelandic slabba to wade in mud
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slab

/ (slæb) /

noun

verb slabs, slabbing or slabbed (tr)

Word Origin for slab

C13: of unknown origin
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