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To Slip on

Definition of the verb to slip on

What does to slip on mean as a doing phrase?

verb

  1. put on with ease or speed

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Google previewDictionary of English Etymology (1865)

To slip on a garment is to throw it loosely over one. So also we may compare G. schlaff, loose, with Bav. schlaiffen, schlauffen, sloufen, to slip in, slip on. Der spar slaifft sein haubt under sein fettig, the sparrow slips its head under its wing.

Google previewThe Imperial dictionary, on the basis of Webster's English dictionary (1883)

by John Ogilvie

To slip on, to put on in haste or loosely; as ...

Google previewA New Universal Etymological, Technological and Pronouncing Dictionary of the English Language (1849)

Embracing All Terms Used in Art, Science, and Literature by John Craig (lexicographer.)

To slip on, to put on in haste, or loosely, as a coat. T 0 slip the cable, to let it run out when there is no time for weighing the anchor. In Heraldry, slipped is applied to a flower or branch plucked from the stock. Supra, slip'pa, s. In Law, a tenure of ...

Google previewA Dictionary of the English Language ... Abridged from the Rev. H. J. Todd's ... enlarged quarto edition, by A. Chalmers (1820)

by Samuel Johnson

[rlepan on rather hastily : a oiloquial to slip on one's clothes. SLIP. m. s. Iro, Sax.] The act of slipping; false step. Errour ; mistake ; fault. Wootton. A twig torn from the main stock. Hooker.

Google previewThe Universal English Dictionary (1869)

Comprising the Etymology, Definition, and Pronunciation of All Known Words in the Language, as Well as Technical Terms Used in Art, Science, Literature, Commerce, and Law by John Craig, P. Austin Nuttall

To slip on, to put on in haste, or loosely, as a coat.

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Quotes about To Slip on

Dark tempest
slip on a rock in
a moss carpet.
The daring edelweiss
among the grass swords. (Cornelia Atanasiu)
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