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part of speech: noun

Low language.

part of speech: noun

Vulgar language; a popular but unauthorized expression; an ordinary word that has acquired a certain meaning, perhaps quite apart from its usual one, and that is in popular, but inelegant, use.

part of speech: noun

Literally, the language of the gipsies; a name applied to those familiar and pithy words and phrases, both coarse and refined, which have their origin by accident or caprice, in use by persons in every grade of life, rich and poor, and which float about and change with fashion and taste, but not without leaving permanent and recognised additions to the language.

part of speech: past tense

Did sling.

part of speech: verb

Of sling, which see.

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