"wipe" Definition

  1. a pocket-handkerchief.—_Old Cant._
  2. a blow. Frequently sibilated to SWIPE, a cricket-term.
  3. to strike; “he fetcht me a WIPE over the knuckles,” he struck me on the knuckles; “to WIPE a person down,” to flatter or pacify; “to wipe off a score,” to pay one’s debts, in allusion to the slate or chalk methods of account-keeping; “to WIPE a person’s eye,” to shoot game which he has missed; hence to obtain an advantage by superior activity. With old topers “WIPING one’s eye,” is equivalent to giving or taking another drink.

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Position in the dictionary: 3968 of 4022 slang words.
Next words in the dictionary: wipe-out, wire-in, wire-pullers, with and without, wobble-shop, wobbler, wobbly, wolf, wooden spoon, wooden surtout
Previous words in the dictionary: winn, winks, winkin, winged, winey, windows, wind, willow, william, wild oats

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