Definition of Slivering

1. Verb. (present participle of sliver) ¹



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Definition of Slivering

1. sliver [v] - See also: sliver

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Lexicographical Neighbors of Slivering

slitted
slitten
slitter
slitters
slittier
slittiest
slitting
slitty
slive
slived
sliven
sliver
slivered
sliverer
sliverers
slivering
sliverlike
slivers
slivery
slives
sliving
slivovic
slivovices
slivovitz
slivovitzes
slo-mo
sloakan
sloam
sloams
sloan

Literary usage of Slivering

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1. On the Zoological Position of Texas by Edward Drinker Cope (1880)
"Slivering-knives used by fishermen. is thrown over the sides of the mackerel-smacks to ... Slivering-knife. (Pattern first used by Cape Ann fishermen.) Geo. ..."

2. The Encyclopedia Americana: A Library of Universal Knowledge (1920)
"Slivering MACHINE, one of a class of machines used in match-making, dividing match-cards, forming veneers, etc. Excelsior and toothpicks are made ..."

3. Home Life in Colonial Days by Alice Morse Earle (1898)
"Then you begin a-slivering with a sharp jack- knife, leetle teeny flat slivers way ... Then you take off the bark above the ring and begin slivering down. ..."

4. Home Life in Colonial Days by Alice Morse Earle (1898)
"Then you begin a-slivering with a sharp jack- knife, leetle teeny flat slivers way ... Then you take off the bark above the ring and begin slivering down. ..."

5. Appletons' Cyclopædia of Applied Mechanics: A Dictionary of Mechanical by Appleton, firm, publishers, New York (1880)
"From the spreading machine the silk is taken to the seil or slivering machine, which is constructed similarly to the spreader, with the exception that the ..."

6. Cassier's Magazine edited by [Anonymus AC02877163] (1903)
"It is the usual practice to employ unmatched flooring, the advantages argued for it being that it can be worn through without slivering at the tongues and ..."

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