1 of 3

transitive verb (1)

dialectal, British


2 of 3


plural -s
chiefly Scottish


3 of 3

transitive verb (2)

dialectal, England

Word History


Transitive verb (1)

Middle English sloken, of Scandinavian origin; akin to Old Norse slokinn extinguished, slokna to extinguish


probably from slock entry 1

Transitive verb (2)

Middle English slocken

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“Slock.” Dictionary, Merriam-Webster, Accessed 17 Jun. 2024.

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