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slant entry 2 + -er
probably modification of Dutch slenter trick, lie, shift, slow pace, loitering gait, from slenteren to saunter, loiter; akin to Swedish slinta to slide
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“Slanter.” Merriam-Webster.com Dictionary, Merriam-Webster, https://www.merriam-webster.com/dictionary/slanter. Accessed 17 Aug. 2022.
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