slocken

transitive verb
slock·​en | \ ˈsläkən \
-ed/-ing/-s

Definition of slocken

chiefly Scottish

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History and Etymology for slocken

Middle English slockenen, slokenen, of Scandinavian origin; akin to Old Norse slokna to extinguish, exhaust, loka to let hang loosely; akin to Low German slokeren to hang loosely, Middle Low German slūren to drag, trail

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“Slocken.” Merriam-Webster.com Dictionary, Merriam-Webster, https://www.merriam-webster.com/dictionary/slocken. Accessed 3 Dec. 2021.

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