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Origin of sloven
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Example sentences from the Web for sloven
As to his being a sloven in dress, is that what they say about him?The Rose of Old St. Louis|Mary Dillon
She carried a sloven list that brought her port chains under, and she shouldered at her anchor like a drunken man at a post.Where the Pavement Ends|John Russell
Besides, the appearance of a well-dressed man commands a certain degree of respect which would never be shown to a sloven.
A sloven, except on Sundays and courting-days, and then only clean on the outside.
He used to be quite a sloven in his dress; you know how very slovenly most American gentlemen are in their dress, at any rate.Indian Summer|William D. Howells