Definition of Sleeken

1. to sleek [v -ED, -ING, -S] - See also: sleek

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Lexicographical Neighbors of Sleeken

sledgers
sledges
sledging
sledgings
sledlike
sleds
slee
sleech
sleeches
sleechier
sleechy
sleek
sleek down
sleek over
sleeked
sleeken (current term)
sleekened
sleekening
sleekens
sleeker
sleekers
sleekest
sleekier
sleekiest
sleeking
sleekings
sleekit
sleekly
sleekness
sleeknesses

Literary usage of Sleeken

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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, ..."

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