slipe

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transitive verb

ˈslīp
-ed/-ing/-s
1
dialectal, British : to remove an outer covering from : peel, pare, strip
2
dialectal, British : to cut off : slice

slipe

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noun (1)

"
variants or slipe wood
plural -s
: pulled wool removed from skins by a lime process

slipe

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noun (2)

"
plural -s
dialectal, England

slipe

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noun (3)

"
plural -s
dialectal British & Midland
: a thin narrow strip especially of land

Word History

Etymology

Transitive verb

Middle English slypen

Noun (2)

Middle English, from Middle Low German slīpe, slēpe; akin to Middle Low German slippen to slip

Noun (3)

origin unknown

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“Slipe.” Merriam-Webster.com Dictionary, Merriam-Webster, https://www.merriam-webster.com/dictionary/slipe. Accessed 30 Jan. 2023.

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