"slip" Definition

  1. “to give the SLIP,” to run away, or elude pursuit. Shakspeare has, “You gave me the counterfeit,” in _Romeo and Juliet_. Giving the SLIP, however, is a sea phrase, and refers to fastening an anchor and chain cable to a floating buoy, or water-cask, until a time arrives when it is convenient to return and take them on board. In fastening the cable, the home end is SLIPPED through the hawse-pipe. Weighing anchor is a noisy task, so that giving the SLIP infers leaving quietly.
  2. or let SLIP; “to SLIP into a man,” to give him a sound beating, “to let SLIP at a cove,” to rush violently upon him, and assault with vigour.

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Position in the dictionary: 3220 of 4022 slang words.
Next words in the dictionary: slipping, slips, slog, slogdollager, sloggers, slogging, slop, slope, slops, slopshop
Previous words in the dictionary: sling your hook, sling, slick, slewed, slender, sleepless-hats, slawmineyeux, slavey, slate, slashers

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