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SlangSlang Slang, v. t. [imp. & p. p. Slanged; p. pr. & vb. n.
To address with slang or ribaldry; to insult with vulgar
Every gentleman abused by a cabman or slanged by a
bargee was bound there and then to take off his coat
and challenge him to fisticuffs. --London
Spectator. SlangSlang Slang,
imp. of Sling. Slung. [Archaic]
Slang Slang, n.
Any long, narrow piece of land; a promontory. [Local, Eng.]
SlangSlang Slang, n. [Cf. Sling.]
A fetter worn on the leg by a convict. [Eng.]
Slang Slang, n. [Said to be of Gypsy origin; but probably from
Scand., and akin to E. sling; cf. Norw. sleng a slinging, an
invention, device, slengja to sling, to cast, slengja kjeften
(literally, to sling the jaw) to use abusive language, to use
slang, slenjeord (ord = word) an insulting word, a new word
that has no just reason for being.]
Low, vulgar, unauthorized language; a popular but
unauthorized word, phrase, or mode of expression; also, the
jargon of some particular calling or class in society; low
popular cant; as, the slang of the theater, of college, of
SlangSling Sling, v. t. [imp. Slung, Archaic Slang; p. p.
Slung; p. pr. & vb. n. Slinging.] [AS. slingan; akin to
D. slingeren, G. schlingen, to wind, to twist, to creep, OHG.
slingan to wind, to twist, to move to and fro, Icel. slyngva,
sl["o]ngva, to sling, Sw. slunga, Dan. slynge, Lith. slinkti
1. To throw with a sling. ``Every one could sling stones at
an hairbreadth, and not miss.' --Judg. xx. 16.
2. To throw; to hurl; to cast. --Addison.
3. To hang so as to swing; as, to sling a pack.
4. (Naut) To pass a rope round, as a cask, gun, etc.,
preparatory to attaching a hoisting or lowering tackle.
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