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  1. a sledge, drag, or sleigh.
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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.
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Origin of slipe

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

Historical Examples

  • Whenever such gatherings were attended, the youngster had to "slipe off" unknown to his parents.

    Wrestling and Wrestlers:

    Jacob Robinson

  • Slipe; a rude sort of cart or sledge without wheels used for dragging stones from a field.

British Dictionary definitions for slipe


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

from English dialect
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