Definition of Slypes

1. Noun. (plural of slype) ¹



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Definition of Slypes

1. slype [n] - See also: slype

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Lexicographical Neighbors of Slypes

sly
sly-boot
sly-boots
sly as a fox
sly fox
slyboot
slyboots
slyer
slyest
slyish
slyke
slyly
slyness
slynesses
slype
slypes (current term)
smFRET
smac 25
smack
smack-dab
smack dab
smack of
smack up
smackable
smackdown
smackdowns
smacked
smackee
smackees
smacker

Literary usage of Slypes

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1. Fraser's Magazine for Town and Country (1879)
"A bartizan: well, I shall have several, so as to command my slypes. We provide for pouring down melted lead, you know, from the roofs upon the assailants. ..."

2. Fraser's Magazine by Thomas Carlyle (1879)
"A bartizan : well, I shall have several, so as to command my slypes. We provide for pouring down melted lead, you know, from the roofs upon the assailants. ..."

3. Complete Glossary to the Poetry and Prose of Robert Burns: With Upwards of by John Cuthbertson (1886)
"It is not the furrow that slypes over. A furrow is the trench or hollow made by ... It is this soil that slypes over. But the word itself is interesting for ..."

4. The Physical and Moral Condition of the Children and Young Persons Employed by Great Britain (1843)
"We draw as the horses do, only we have no wheels to the slypes, therefore the work is very ... Boys frequently fall under the slypes, and get much injured. ..."

5. The Physical and Moral Condition of the Children and Young Persons Employed by Great Britain (1843)
"We draw as the horses do, only we have no wheels to the slypes, therefore the work is very ... Boys frequently fall under the slypes, and get much injured. ..."

6. The Antiquary (1880)
"... what hope remains for the archaeologist in unravelling the maze of chequers, chambers, offices, alleys, slypes, and the like? If he makes the attempt, ..."

7. The Metropolitan (1845)
"On the north side of Cheviot, in the midst of its green slypes and heathy solitudes, there is a chasm called the " Hen Hole." Tin's cleft is so deep and so ..."

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