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Definition of the verb Slicken

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verb - inflections: slickened | slickening | slickens

  1. [transitive] To make slick.

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Google previewThe English Dialect Dictionary: R-S (1904)

by Joseph Wright

SLICKEN, adj. and v. Nhb. Yks. Lan. Chs. Der. Not. Shr. Also written slick'n s.Lan.1 ; sliken Shr.1 ; and in form slichen Lan. [sli'kan.] L adj. Slippery; smooth; sleek ; bright, polished, shining. Cf. slick ...

Google previewChambers's Encyclopaedia (1889)

A Dictionary of Universal Knowledge for the People, with Maps and Numerous Wood Engravings

SLICKEN. SIDES—. SLIGO. SLIGO— SLOTH. SLOTTING-HACHINE— SLUK. SLUTSK— SMALLPOX. SMELT— SMITH. SMITH. SMITH—. 286. r.hrc-ii ened at liome leil, after a few indecisive engagements had hi'rn fought, to the withdrawal of ...

Google previewA Dictionary of the English Language (1876)

by Samuel Johnson, Robert Gordon Latham, Henry John Todd

Slicken. v. a. Loosen; relax. Slicken. v. n. Abate. Sléokly. adv. In a slack manner. 1. Loosely; not tightly; not closely. 2. Negligently; remissly. 3. Tardily. Slioknell. s. Attribute suggested by SLACK. 1. Looseness; not tightness. 2. Negligence ...

Google previewA new English dictionary. A new classical English dictionary or, A complete collection of the most proper and significant words, and terms of art, commonly used in the language. With a continued short and clear exposition ... The seventh edition, carefully revised ... By J. K. i.e. John Kersey (1757)

by John Kersey

To Slicken, to make flick or smooth. To Slide, to glide aOng.

Google previewThe universal etymological English dictionary (1731)

by Nathan Bailey

tlC tjten, to slicken ] smoothness. SU'DINGfin Mechan.Ja motion when tfio s-nic point of a body, moving along • surface, describes a line on that styr- .

Google previewDictionary of Obsolete and Provincial English, Containing Words from the English Writers Previous to the Ninetheenth Century which are No Longer in Use ... [etc.] (1857)

by Thomas Wright

SLICKEN, adj. Smooth. Lane. Smcxsusmns, s. A species of ...

Google previewA Dictionary of English Etymology (1865)

Q - Z ; 1 by Hensleigh Wedgwood

slocken, slicken, to guzzle (from the sound of supping up liquids), and Du. slijck, G. schlick , mud. On the other hand, there are grounds for suspecting that the name of slime ...

Google previewDictionarium Anglo-Britannicum; or, A general English dictionary. To which is added, a collection of words and phrases made use of in our ancient statutes &c (1715)

by John Kersey

lannftra, Immiartw or laxmcrs, small Ship-ropes that serve to slicken or make stiff the Shrowdi, Chain.-, &c lanCHtor D»tpljin-li3t8t, a Pear the bigness of a Bergamot, ripe about the end of OBotor. lanse(J«ent, ...

Google previewEnglish Dialect Words of the Eighteenth Century as Shown in the "Universal Etymological Dictionary" of Nathaniel Bailey (1883)

by Nathan Bailey

To Slicken [alichtc, Belg. achlichten, Teut.] to smooth or make slick. Slim, slender. Slim [of Schlim, Sax. 0thlitti, Teut.] naughty, crafty. Lincolnsh. A SUnk [of elank, Belg.] a Cast Calf. Slither, slippery. Cham. To Slive [of 0laeber, Dan.] to creep, or ...

Google previewThe Carriage Trimmers' Manual and Guide Book and Illustrated Technical Dictionary (1881)

A Practical Treatise for the Carriage Trimmer

sheeting or ticking; paste them well; slicken until no blisters appear, and tack out on boards to dry ; cut the cushion bottoms of duck, one-half inch larger than the seats ; lay them on the seats with back edge even with the back of seat panels; ...

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