Definition of Sleeked

1. Verb. (past of sleek) ¹



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Definition of Sleeked

1. sleek [v] - See also: sleek

Lexicographical Neighbors of Sleeked

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

Literary usage of Sleeked

Below you will find example usage of this term as found in modern and/or classical literature:

1. English and Scottish Ballads by Francis James Child (1857)
"They sleeked doors, they sleeked vetta, Close to the cheek and chin ; They sleeked them a' but a wee wicket, ..."

2. American Edition of the British Encyclopedia: Or, Dictionary of Arts and ...by William Nicholson by William Nicholson (1821)
"Thus sleeked, they have a second couche of black, then dried, laid on the table ... and, after a light couche of water, sleeked over anew; and, ..."

3. Moths and Butterflies by Mary Cynthia Dickerson (1901)
"All the hairs, long and short, are wet and sleeked down close to the body. ... The tufts of the row below the spiracles are sleeked straight backward ..."

4. The London Encyclopaedia, Or, Universal Dictionary of Science, Art by Thomas Tegg (1829)
"That sleeked his tongue, and won so much on Eve So little here, nay lost. ... A sheet of well sleeked marble paper did not cut any of its distinct colors ..."

5. Mackenzie's Five Thousand Receipts: In All the Useful and Domestic Arts by Colin MacKenzie (1854)
"Thus sleeked, they have a second couche of black, then dried, ... and after a light couche of writer, sleeked over anew; and to raise the grain a third time ..."

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