Definition of Sleys

1. sley [n] - See also: sley



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Lexicographical Neighbors of Sleys

sleuthhound
sleuthhounds
sleuthing
sleuths
sleuthy
slew
slew rate
slewed
slewest
slewing
slews
slewth
sley
sleyed
sleying
sleys (current term)
slice
slice and dice
slice bar
slice category
slice into
slice through
slice up
sliceable
sliced
sliced and diced
sliced bread
slicer
slicers
slices

Literary usage of Sleys

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

1. A historical and descriptive narrative of twenty years' residence in South by William Bennet Stevenson (1825)
"fast with thongs; the sleys, made of worsted, doubled, have two knots tied ... After all the yarns are passed through the sleys the ends are tied in small ..."

2. A historical and descriptive narrative of twenty years' residence in South by William Bennet Stevenson (1825)
"fast with thongs; the sleys, made of worsted, doubled, have two knots tied ... After all the yarns are passed through the sleys the ends are tied in small ..."

3. Transactions of the National Association of Cotton Manufacturers by National Association of Cotton Manufacturers, New England Cotton Manufacturers' Association (1897)
"The high sleys are desirable in these goods to enable the lines to run nearer to a ... The Prunella twill is frequently made with warp sleys as high as 200, ..."

4. Social New York Under the Georges, 1714-1776: Houses, Streets, and Country by Esther Singleton (1902)
"Their diversion in the winter is riding sleys about three miles out of town, ... I believe we met fifty or sixty sleys that day; they fly with great ..."

5. Blackwood's Edinburgh Magazine (1825)
"Their Diversions in the Winter is Riding sleys about three or four Miles out ... I believe we mett 50 or GO sleys that day —they fly with great swiftness, ..."

6. Collections by Minisink Valley Historical Society, Connecticut Historical Society (1905)
"... the cheif article would be about five or six hundred strong, three barred, wood sleys, the cost of which cannot amount to above SO/ each. ..."

7. Social New York Under the Georges, 1714-1776: Houses, Streets, and Country by Esther Singleton (1902)
"Their diversion in the winter 1s riding sleys about three miles out of town, ... I believe we met fifty or sixty sleys that day; they fly with great ..."

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