Definition of Slipes

1. n. pl. Sledge runners on which a skip is dragged in a mine.



Definition of Slipes

1. slipe [v] - See also: slipe

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Lexicographical Neighbors of Slipes

slipboards
slipcase
slipcased
slipcases
slipcasting
slipcastings
slipcoat
slipcover
slipcovered
slipcovering
slipcovers
slipdress
slipdresses
slipe
sliped
slipes (current term)
slipform
slipformed
slipforming
slipforms
sliping
slipknot
slipknots
slipless
slipmat
slipmats
slipout
slipouts
slipover
slipovers

Literary usage of Slipes

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1. History of the Town of Berlin, Worcester County, Mass., from 1784-to 1895 by William Addison Houghton (1895)
"Robert Houghton names in deed to Cyrus the "slipes" east of the brook, ... Later, these slipes were owned by Capt. Henry Powers and his s., John. ..."

2. The Coltness Collections, M.DC.VIII.-M.DCCC.XL. by James Dennistoun, Archibald Steuart Denham, Margaret Steuart Calderwood (1842)
"A great many things they carry on slipes, for instance barrells. They have slipes of a great length, on which I have counted four-and-twenty empty barrells. ..."

3. The Coltness Collections, M.DC.VIII.-M.DCCC.XL. by James Dennistoun, Archibald Steuart Denham, Margaret Steuart Calderwood (1842)
"A great many things they carry on slipes, for instance barrells. They have slipes of a great length, on which I have counted four-and-twenty empty barrells. ..."

4. Letters and Journals of Mrs. Calderwood of Polton from England, Holland and by Margaret Steuart Calderwood (1884)
"A great many things they carry on slipes,3 for instance barrells. They have slipes of a great length, on 1 To slush, or slop. 2 Moss, or lichen. ..."

5. Publications by English Dialect Society (1882)
"Soft wood slipes when it can be divided by mere propulsive effort the way of the grain. Л ' sliping cut,' or a slipe (with its related noun understood), ..."

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