Definition of Slugs. Meaning of Slugs. Synonyms of Slugs

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Definition of Slugs

Slugs
Slugs Slugs, n. pl. (Mining) Half-roasted ore.
Slug
Slug Slug, n. [OE. slugge slothful, sluggen to be slothful; cf. LG. slukk low-spirited, sad, E. slack, slouch, D. slak, slek, a snail.] 1. A drone; a slow, lazy fellow; a sluggard. --Shak. 2. A hindrance; an obstruction. [Obs.] --Bacon. 3. (Zo["o]l.) Any one of numerous species of terrestrial pulmonate mollusks belonging to Limax and several related genera, in which the shell is either small and concealed in the mantle, or altogether wanting. They are closely allied to the land snails. 4. (Zo["o]l.) Any smooth, soft larva of a sawfly or moth which creeps like a mollusk; as, the pear slug; rose slug. 5. A ship that sails slowly. [Obs.] --Halliwell. His rendezvous for his fleet, and for all slugs to come to, should be between Calais and Dover. --Pepys. 6. [Perhaps a different word.] An irregularly shaped piece of metal, used as a missile for a gun.
Slug
Slug Slug, v. i. To move slowly; to lie idle. [Obs.] To slug in sloth and sensual delight. --Spenser.
Slug
Slug Slug, v. t. To make sluggish. [Obs.] --Milton.
Slug
Slug Slug, v. t. [imp. & p. p. Slugged; p. pr. & vb. n. Slugging.] 1. To load with a slug or slugs; as, to slug a gun. 2. To strike heavily. [Cant or Slang]
Slug
Slug Slug, v. i. To become reduced in diameter, or changed in shape, by passing from a larger to a smaller part of the bore of the barrel; -- said of a bullet when fired from a gun, pistol, or other firearm.

Meaning of Slugs from wikipedia

- families of land slugs form part of several quite different evolutionary lineages, which also include snails. Thus, the various families of slugs are not closely...
- more accurate and effective. Modern slugs emerged as a way of improving on the accuracy of round balls. Early slugs were heavier in front than in the rear...
- A slugger most often means a baseball player with a high slugging percentage. Slugger or Sluggers may also refer to: Silver Slugger Award, an annual baseball...
- hitchhiking. A driver picks up these non-paying p****engers (known as "slugs" or "sluggers") at key locations, as having these additional p****engers means that...
- Banana slugs are North American terrestrial slugs comprising the genus Ariolimax. These slugs are often yellow in color and are sometimes spotted with...
- Arionidae—the round back slugs. Land slugs lack s**** like other terrestrial mollusks (such as snails). Without such s****, slugs produce unappetizing mucus—that...
- Sea slug is a common name for some marine invertebrates with varying levels of resemblance to terrestrial slugs. Most creatures known as sea slugs are...
- and slugs, belong to a large taxonomic cl**** of invertebrates within the phylum Mollusca, called Gastropoda. This cl**** comprises snails and slugs from...
- "biggest slug"), known by the common names great grey slug and leopard slug, is a species of slug in the family Limacidae, the keeled slugs. It is among...
- amongst Slugs in the early months, the lineup stabilized by 1978, and for the entirety of their recording career (1978–1992), Doug and the Slugs consisted...
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