Definition of Sleeken
1. to sleek [v -ED, -ING, -S] - See also: sleek
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Literary usage of Sleeken
Below you will find example usage of this term as found in modern and/or classical literature:
1. Information and Directions for Travellers on the Continent by Mariana Starke (1826)
"After dining at Iglau, we proceeded in two Lours and a half to sleeken, ... The inn at sleeken is bad; we were, however, obliged to sleep there, ..."
2. Travels in Europe ...: And ... in the Island of Sicily ... To which is Added by Mariana Starke (1836)
"Travellers usually proceed, on the fifth day,—through iglau and sleeken, ... sleeken is Ihe first Post-town in Bohemia. The sixth day's journey, ..."
3. New High German: A Comparative Study by William Winston Valentine (1894)
"In this manner arises from schrecken, schrak: schrecken, schreckte ; sleeken, ... as: stehen, stellen ; beissen, beizen; stechen, sleeken; wachen, wecken; ..."
4. The Anatomy of Melancholy: What it Is, with All the Kinds, Causes, Symptoms by Robert Burton (1880)
"The Eban stone, which goldsmiths use to sleeken their gold with, borne about or given to drink, ..."