slote

noun
variants: or sloat \ ˈslōt \
plural -s

Definition of slote

: any of several former devices for moving persons or scenery above or below a theater stage

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History and Etymology for slote

Middle English sloot, slote bolt, bar, crossbar, from Middle Dutch sloot, slot slot (bolt)

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“Slote.” Merriam-Webster.com Dictionary, Merriam-Webster, https://www.merriam-webster.com/dictionary/slote. Accessed 23 Feb. 2020.

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