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Google previewLondon Irish Fictions (2012)

Narrative, Diaspora and Identity by Tony Murray

A slean is a spade ...

Google previewThe Engineer (1859)

Slean is a rather dense, brownish peat, composed of horizontal layers; the forms of its components are slightly traceable in it. It increases in density from the surface downwards, and is generally about 10 ft. deep. In its normal state (when dry) it ...

Google previewA Compendious Anglo-Saxon and English Dictionary (1848)

by Joseph Bosworth

slean To beat with the fist. Fytung, e; /. A fighting. Fyfcer; g. fyíres; pi. nm. ac. fyíru ; re. A feather, wing. — ed Feathered. Fy%eT-aéd\ edFourdealed,quar- tered. — féte, -íóteFour-foot- ed, quadruped. — hiwe Four shaped, or ...

Google previewA Handy Poetical Anglo-Saxon Dictionary (1885)

Based on Groschopp's Grein. Edited, Revised, and Corrected with Grammatical Appendix, List of Irregular Verbs, and Brief Etymological Features by Christian Wilhelm Michael Grein

See slean, sleaht, slabpan, slupan. slepan, w. v. to cover, draw a slip over, impose.

Google previewA Handy Anglo-Saxon Dictionary (1885)

Based on Groschopp's Grein by Christian Wilhelm Michael Grein

See slean, sleaht, sUepan, slupan. slepan, w. v. to cover, draw a slip over, impose. be-slepan, the same ...

Google previewA Handy Dictionary of Anglo-Saxon Poetry Based on Groschopp's Grein (1886)

by Christian Wilhelm Michael Grein

slagaru See slean (to ...

Google previewA Dictionary of Hiberno-English (2004)

The Irish Use of English by T. P. Dolan

slane /Jb:n/, /Jle:n/ also slean n., a sharp-bladed spade for cutting ...

Google previewWebster's New Standard Dictionary of the English Language (1905)

Definitions, Pronunciation, Synonyms, Etymology Comprising Hundreds of New Words

slean, strike] Syn. Murder; slaughter; butcher. sleazy (slé'zi), a. Wanting firmness of texture; thin; flimsy. [Ger. schleissig. threadbare] sled (sled), sledge ( slej), n8. Carriage made for sliding upon snow; sleigh. [Low Ger. sleden—A. S. slidan ...

Google previewChambers's Etymological Dictionary of the English Language (1900)

by Andrew Findlater

slecge—slean, to strike, slay (cf. Ger. schldgel, a beater—schlagen). See S1ay.] Sleek, slék, adj., smooth .' glossy : soft : not rough. —adv. Sleek'ly.—n. S1eek'ness. [Ger. schlicht, Ice. slikja, to smooth or polish; perh. akin to Slight.] Sleep ...

Google previewChambers's etymological dictionary of the English language, ed. by J. Donald (1882)

by Chambers W. and R., ltd

slean; Ice sld, Goth, slahan, Ger. schlagen, to strike.] Sled, sled, Sledge, slej, n. a carriage made for sliding upon snow : a sleigh. [Low Ger. sletfe, Ice. sledt ; from a root sccu in AS. slidan, to slide. ] ...

Google previewMiddle English Dictionary (1988)

by John Reidy

[OE slean, (A) sla; sg.3 (WS) sliehb, slihb, (Nhb.) slabs, (Merc.) slaehb, slaeb, sle8; sg.impv. slea, sleah, sleh, slyh; ...

Google previewA Dictionary of the English Language (1818)

In which the Words are Deduced from Their Originals; and Illustrated in Their Different Significations, by Examples from the Best Writers: Together with a History of the Language, and an English Grammar by Samuel Johnson

Slean kam is, by vulgar pronunciation, brought to kim kam. Dr. Johnson. – Kamm, or camm, Welsh, crooked. See CAMous.] Crooked. Sicin. This is clean kain. Brut. Merely awry. Shakspeare, Coriol. The wrong way, clean contrary, quite kam.

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