Reverse Dictionary: SL – SLD


SLACK, SLACKEN – VERBS
– to slacken or weaken UNBEND 1605 obs.
– to slack, to idle; to act lazily or half-heartedly DOG IT 1905 US sl.


SLAM – VERBS
– to slam, to bang a door BOUNCE 1786 obs.
– to slam, to shut with a bang JAM Bk1902 Eng. dial.
– to slam; to shut with force YARK; YERK 1781 Sc. & Eng. dial.
– to slam. toss, fling, etc., abruptly or noisily FLAP 


SLAM DOWN – VERBS
– to slam down SLUMP M19 rare


SLANDER, SLANDERER, SLANDERING, SLANDEROUS – ADJECTIVES
– BLACK-BABBLING babbling maliciously, slanderous …1624
– BLACK-MOUTHED having a black mouth; fig. using foul or scurrilous language; abusive, foul-mouthed; slanderous, calumnious …1595 obs.
 BLAZING gossiping, slanderous …1746 Eng. dial.
– CALUMNIATORY slanderous, calumnious …1625
– CALUMNIOUS slanderous, defamatory …1490
– DEFAMATIVE defamatory, slanderous, calumnious …1502 obs.
– DEFAMOUS of speech or writing: defamatory, slanderous, calumnious …1557 obs.
– FAMOUS of utterances, etc.: libellous, slanderous …1543 obs.
– ILL-TONGUED having a malicious tongue; speaking evil; slanderous; using bad language; foul-mouthed …a1300
– MALEDICENT given to evil-speaking; slanderous …1599 rare
– OBTRACTUOUS slanderous, calumnious …1537 obs. rare
 
SLANDER etc. – NOUNS
– ADOXY ignominy, shame; slander, infamy …1656 obs.
– CALUMNIATION slandering; malicious detraction …1548
– CALUMNIATION a libellous report; a slander, calumny …1588
– CALUMNY false and malicious representation of the words or actions of others calculated to injure their reputation; libellous detraction, slander …1564
– CARTEL a slanderous writing, a libel …1590 obs.
– CHAFF-CUTTER gossip; slander …M19 sl.
– DEFAME defamation, slander, calumny …a1450 obs.
– DIRDUMS ridicule, scoffs, sneers, slanders …1825 Sc.
– DISCLANDER malicious speech bringing opprobrium upon anyone; slander …c1300 obs.
– ILL-SPEAKING evil speaking, slandering …1861 Sc.
– ILL-WIND a slander; evil report …1871 Sc.
– JURORY bearing of false witness or false presentments; slander, defamation …c1440 obs.
– LIE BILL an acknowledgement of slander or libel …1919 Amer. dial.
– MALEDICTION a reviling, slander …1526
– MALIGNATION the act of maligning or slandering …1836 rare
– MUCK-SLINGING slander …20C Brit. sl.
– OBLOCUTION evil-speaking; obloquy, slander …1432-50 obs.
– OBLOQUY evil-speaking directed against a person or thing; abuse, detraction, calumny, slander …1460
– OBTRACTATION detraction, disparagement, slander, calumny …1563-83 obs.
– OBTRACTATION a slandering behind one’s back …1647 obs.
– OBTRECTATION detraction, disparagement, slander, calumny …1563-83 obs.
– SCLANDER slander …1731 Sc.
– SKANDER slander, scandal …1338 obs. rare
– TOLE evil-speaking, calumny, slander; blasphemy; reproach, blame …c1000 obs.
– UGLY WHISPER a scandal, slander …1891 Eng. dial.
 
SLANDER etc. – NOUNS, PERSON
– BACKBITER one who backbites; a slanderer or secret calumniator …c1230
– BEDIRTER a thrower of dirt; a vilifier; one who slanders …1747 obs.
– BELIER one who gives a false representation or account; a slanderer or libeller …1547
– BLACKGUARD a foul-mouthed person; a slanderer …1750
– BLACK-MOUTH a foul-mouthed person; a slanderer …1642 rare
– CALUMNER a calumniator; a slanderer …1614 obs.
– CALUMNIATOR a slanderer …1549
– CALUMNIER a slanderer …1586 obs. rare
 CANTER a slanderer …Bk1898 Eng. dial.
– CHAFF-CUTTER a malicious talker; a slanderer …M19 sl.
– DEFAMATOR one who defames; a slanderer …1704 obs. rare
– FAMICIDE a destroyer of one’s reputation; a slanderer …1656 obs.
– ILLIFIER a slanderer …Bk1902 Eng. dial.
– ILL-SPEAKER an evil speaker, a slanderer …1898 Sc.
– ILL TONGUE an evil speaker, a slanderer …1875 Eng. dial.
– MALDISANT an evil speaker, a slanderer, a backbiter …1598 obs.
– MALEDICENT one who speaks evil of another; a slanderer …1657 rare
– MIS-SAYER an evil speaker, a slanderer …1340 obs.
– MOUNCH PRESENT a ‘maunche present’; a term of contempt for: a slanderer; a cheat; an impostor; a glutton …1440 obs.
– OBLOCUTOR a gainsayer, a contradictor; a detractor, a slanderer …1603 obs.
– OBTRECTATOR a detractor, a slanderer …1432-50 obs.
– OBTRECTOR a detractor, a slanderer …1563-83 obs. rare
– SCANDALIZER one who slanders; a libeler …1632
– SCANDALLER one who utters scandal; one who slanders …c1620 obs.
– SCLAIVER a gossip, a rumour-monger, a slanderer …1920 Sc.
– SCLANDERAR a slanderer …1808 Sc.
– SUBSTRACTOR a detractor, a slanderer, a calumniator …1601 obs. rare
– TONGUE-THIEF a slanderer …1899 Sc.
 
SLANDER etc. – VERBS
 BAD-BREATH to inform on, to speak ill of …1970s US sl.
– BADMOUTH to speak ill of someone; to slander; to curse, to put a spell on …1941 Amer. dial.
– BESPATTER to cover with abuse; to vilify or slander, to calumniate …1653
– BESQUIRT to slander, to calumniate, to defame …1682 obs.
– BLACKGUARD to slander or abuse verbally; to talk in scurrilous terms about someone or something …1950 Amer. dial.
– BLAST to scold, to slander, to attack verbally; to say uncomplimentary things about somebody …1957 Amer. sl.
– BUM-RAP to talk ill about someone …Bk1990 sl.
– CALL to abuse, to call names, to speak ill of; to scold …1854 Sc. & Eng. dial.
– CALUMNIATE to accuse or charge falsely and maliciously with something criminal or disreputable; to slander …1554
– CALUMNIZE to calumniate; to slander …1606 obs.
– CALUMNY to calumniate, to slander …1563 obs.
 CANT to gossip; to tell tales, to backbite, to slander; to scold …1776 Sc. & Eng. dial.
– DEFAMATE to defame, to slander …Bk1897 rare
– DEHONESTATE to dishonour, to disgrace, to disparage, to slander, to calumniate …1663 obs. rare
– DISCLANDER to speak evil of, so as to expose to opprobrium; to slander; to calumniate …c1290 obs.
– DOWNMOUTH to attack verbally, to slander …1981 US sl.
– EENIL to be jealous, suspicious of; to defame, to slander …1825 Sc. obs.
– EINDLE to be jealous, suspicious of; to defame, to slander …1825 Sc. obs.
– GIVE GREEN RATS to malign, to slander, to backbite …B1900 sl.
– ILL to harm; to reproach; to rail at; to speak evil of …1684 Eng. dial.
– ILLIFY to slander, defame, vilify, abuse; to speak disparagingly of …1862 Eng. dial.
– ILL-LANGUAGE to use ill language about; to speak ill of …1678 obs.
– ILL-SPEAK to speak evil of; to slander …1582 obs.
– MEAN-MOUTH vb. to attack verbally; to slander …1960s US dial.
– NERONIZE to call by a bad name, to slander …1673
– OBTRACT to detract from; to disparage, to decry, to slander …1596 obs.
– OBTRECT to detract from; to disparage, to decry, to slander …1596 obs.
– OPPROBRIATE to cover with opprobrium; to speak abusively or contemptuously of or to; to abuse; to slander, to calumniate  …1649
– PUT ONE’S MOUTH ON to denigrate, to slander …20C W. Indies sl.
– RECKON UP to slander, to backbite …19C sl.
– RUN AGROUND to slander; to depreciate …BK1898 Eng. dial.
– SCANDALIZE to slander, to malign, to defame, to ridicule …1844
– SCLANDER to slander …1808 Sc.
– SCLAIVE to slander, to calumniate …1871 Sc.
– SCLAVE to spread a story though gossip or tittle-tattle; to rumour-monger; spec. of malicious rumours, to slander, to defame, to calumniate …1825 Sc.
– SKANDER;  SKAUNDER to bring into discredit; to slander …a1300 obs. rare
– SKLAVE to slander, to calumniate …1871 Sc.
– TASH to slander; to cast a stain on a person; to upbraid, to taunt …1827 Sc. obs.
– TRADUCE to speak maliciously and falsely of; to slander, to defame …1525


SLANG – ADJECTIVES
SLANGULAR belonging to or characteristic of slang …1853 colloq.

SLANG – NOUNS
ALSATIA PHRASE terms from slang or criminal jargon …E17 sl.
ALTUMAL sailor’s slang, nautical jargon …E18 sl.
ATTABOY LANGUAGE slang (Attaboy = American soldier) …Bk1942 Amer. sl.
BARNYARD EXPRESSION coarse or vulgar language; slang …1968 Amer. dial.
CANT provincial dialect; vulgar slang …1802
FAGLISH gay slang …1980s US homosexual sl.
FLAPPERESE slang of the 1920s …Bk1942 Amer. sl.
GUM-CHEWING WORDS slang …Bk1942 Amer. sl.
JABBERWOCKY the slang of teenagers …Bk1942 US sl.
JACK LANG slang, spec. rhyming slang …1960s Aust. sl.
JAZZ JARGON slang …Bk1942 Amer. sl.
KABAC GENALS backslang …L19 sl.
KABGNALS backslang …L19 sl.
LIP MUSIC slangy speech …1990s sl.
OLD JACK LANG slang, spec. rhyming slang …1960s Aust. sl.
PALARE;  PARLARE;  POLARI a slang vocabulary used by theatricals and homosexuals …1966 UK
SLANGUAGE slang …Bk1942 Amer. sl.
ST. GILES’S GREEK slang, cant …L18 sl.
STREAMLINE SPEECH slang …Bk1942 Amer. sl.
TRENCH TALK military slang …World War I Amer. sl.

SLANG – NOUNS, PERSON
SLANGWITCH a slangy girl …Bk1942 US sl.


SLANT, SLANTED, SLANTING, SLANTINGLY – ADJECTIVES
A-HUH awry, askew, lopsided, aslant …Bk1898 Eng. dial.
ALL-A-HUH awry, askew, lopsided, aslant …Bk1898 Eng. dial.
ALL-A-ONE-HUH awry, askew, lopsided, aslant …Bk1898 Eng. dial.
ALL-OF-A-HUH awry, askew, lopsided, aslant …Bk1898 Eng. dial.
ANLIGODLIN of an object: lopsided, askew, aslant …1970 Amer. dial.
ANTIGODLIN lopsided, askew, aslant, crooked …1917 Amer. dial.
ANTIGOGLIN askew, slanting, crooked …1930 Amer. dial.
ANTIGOSLIN lopsided, askew, aslant …1915 Amer. dial.
ANTISIGODLIN lopsided, askew, aslant, crooked …1931 Amer. dial.
AVELONG oblique, slanting …Bk1898 Eng. dial.
BEVEL aslant, not straight …Bk1898 Eng. dial.
BIAS slanting, oblique …1551 obs.
DECLIVOUS having a downward inclination; sloping, slanting …1684
EEYAW lopsided, askew, aslant, awry …1975 Amer. dial.
JACK-DEUCE at an angle or slanted …1930s US sl.
RAKING slanting, sloping …1711
SALLYGODLIN lopsided, askew, aslant, out of line …1950 Amer. dial.
SIDELING slanting, sloping, esp. to one side; steep …1789 Amer. dial.
SKEW turned to one side, slanting, squint …1609
SKEW-WHIFF awry, askew; crooked, twisted, aslant …1754 UK sl.
SKIWIFT awry, askew; crooked, aslant …1754 UK sl.
TEELING sloping, leaning, slanting …B1900 Eng. dial.

SLANT etc. – ADVERBS
AGLEY obliquely, aslant, turned to one side …1843 Sc. & Eng. dial.
AHOO aslant, out of plumb, lopsided, awry …1899 Amer. dial.
ALONG slanting …1746 Eng. dial.
ANTIGOGGLY slantwise, out of plumb …1967 Amer. dial.
ANTIGOGLIN slantwise, diagonally …1905 Amer. dial.
ASHOSH awry, aslant …Bk1898 Eng. dial.
ASLEW aslant, obliquely, awry, askew, diagonally …1873 Eng. & Amer. dial.
ASOSH awry, aslant …Bk1898 Eng. dial.
ASWAIP aslant, on one side …Bk1898 Sc. & Eng. dial.
ASWASH awry, aslant …Bk1898 Eng. dial.
ASWIR diagonally, aslant …Bk1898 Eng. dial.
ASWISH aslant, slantwise …Bk1898 Eng. dial.
EEYAW lopsided, askew, aslant, awry …1975 Amer. dial.
ON A SKEW on the slant, slantwise …1881
ON THE SKEW on the slant, slantwise …1891
SIDE-GODLIN slanting, askew, awry …1966 Amer. dial.
SI-GODLIN slanting, askew, awry …1917 Amer. dial.
SKEEGEE slantwise, diagonally …1916 Amer. dial.
YAW-WAYS slantwise; at an angle …Bk1913-17 Amer. dial.

SLANT etc. – NOUNS
SCLENT; SKLENT a slant or slope; a slanting or sideward movement; a side look, etc. …1768 Sc.
SKEW a slant; a deviation from the straight line; a sideward movement …1688

SLANT etc. – VERBS
CAST to have an inclination; to incline, to slope, to slant …1599 obs.
LEAN TOWARDS COOPER’S to slant, to tilt, to be out of plumb …1967 Amer. dial.
LEAN TOWARDS FISHER’S to slant, to tilt, to be out of plumb …1957 Amer. dial.
LEAN TOWARDS JONES’S to slant, to tilt, to be out of plumb …1905 Amer. dial.
LEAN TOWARDS PERKINS’S to slant, to tilt, to be out of plumb …1967 Amer. dial.
LEAN TOWARDS SAWYER’S to slant, to tilt, to be out of plumb …1967 Amer. dial.


SLAP – NOUNS
– BACK-HANDER a slap or blow in the face with the back of the hand …E19 sl.
– BIFF a whack, a hard punch or blow; a slap …1847 Amer. sl.
– BLAD a slap, a blow …Bk1911 Sc. 
– BOB a slight blow, a slap …Bk1911 Sc.
– BOX a blow on the ear or side of the head with the hand; a slap, a cuff …c1440
– BOX WITH FIVE NAILS a blow or slap with the hand …1912 Amer. dial.
– BOX WITH TWO HANDLES a blow or slap with the hand …1908 Amer. dial.
– CHAMMERDINO a slap on the cheek …19C gypsy
– CLINK a sharp blow or slap …Bk1875 Eng. dial.
– CLUFF a blow with the palm of the hand, esp. on the ear or cheek; a cuff or slap …1804 Sc. & N. Eng. dial.
– DAB a blow or slap, generally with the hand …Bk1900 Eng. dial.
– DANDIEFECHAN a stroke on any part of the body; a slap; a stunning blow …1808 Sc. obs.
– DASH a slap …Bk1900 Eng. dial.
– DINGBAT a blow or slap on the buttocks; a paddling, a sharp scolding, reprimand, punishment …1895
– DINGBATLER a blow or slap on the buttocks; a paddling, a sharp scolding, reprimand, punishment …1895
– DOOIE an echoic equivalent of the sound of a punch or slap …1980s US students’ sl.
– DUNDIEFECKEN a stroke on any part of the body; a slap; a stunning blow …1825 Sc. obs.
– HIPSY-DIPSY a castigation; a ‘skelping’ on the buttocks (skelping – a smack, slap, or blow given with the open hand on the buttocks) …1881 Sc. & N. Eng. dial.
– IRISH KISS a slap in the face …20C US sl.
– RACKET a hard blow; a severe slap …1710 Sc.
– RASHER a box on the ear; a slap …1777 Eng. dial.
– SALAMANDER a slap, a box on the ear …1948 Sc.
– SCALLYART a hard slap or blow …1825 Sc.
– SCAT-OFF a blow, a slap …1888 Eng. dial.
– SCLAFF a blow with the palm of the hand or some flat instrument; a slap; a box on the ear; a falling-flat; a clap, a thud …1866 Sc.
– SCLAFFERT a slap, a blow with the open palm or anything flat; a box on the ear …1759 Sc.
– SCLATCH a heavy fall, esp. into water or mud; a splash, a dashing down, slap, smack or the noise of such …1808 Sc.
– SCONE a slap with the flat of the hand or any flat surface; a smack, a spank …1825 Sc.
– SKELP a blow, esp. one given with the flat of the hand, or with something having a flat surface; a slap, a smack; also, the noise made by such a blow …c1440 chiefly Sc. & N. Eng. dial.
– SKELPING a blow struck with something flat; a slap, a smack …1818 Eng. dial.
– SMACK a slap, esp. on the cheek …1880s US sl.
– SPLAT the slapping or splashing noise of something that hits a hard surface …1950s sl.
– TACK a slap …Bk1905 Eng. dial.
– TIT a light stroke or tap; a slap …1808 Sc.
– TOWER HILL PLAY a slap on the face and a kick on the breech’ …1785 sl.
– VUMFRA a blow, a heavy slap …1870 Eng. dial.
– WHISTERCLISTER a smart blow or smack, especially on the ear or the side of the head; a backhand slap …1787 Eng. dial.
 
SLAP – NOUNS, PERSON
– SKELPER one who slaps or smacks …1790 Eng. dial.
 
SLAP – VERBS
– BEFF to beat, to strike, to slap …1790 Sc.
– BEFT to beat, to buffet, to slap …a1300 obs. exc. Eng. dial.
– BING to slap, to hit …1952 Amer. dial.
– BLAD to slap, to strike; to thrust violently …Bk1911 Sc. 
– BLADE to slap; to spoil …Bk1911 Sc.
– BLAUD to slap …Bk1911 Sc.
– CLUFF to strike with the palm of the hand, to cuff or slap …1825 Sc. & N. Eng. dial.
– PEEL to strike, to beat, to spank, to slap …1935 Amer. dial.
– SCAT to break to pieces; to burst, to split open; to smash; to slap, to beat …1891 Eng. dial.
– SCLAFF to strike with the open hand, or with some flat surface; to slap; to throw down flat …1866 Sc.
– SCONE to slap with the open hand, esp. to smack a child’s bottom; to spank …1710 Sc.
– SKELP to strike, to beat, to slap, to smack, in later use, spec. on the breech …a1400-50 chiefly Sc. & N. Eng. dial.
– TACK to strike with the open hand; to slap; to beat …Bk1905 Eng. dial.
– TWANK to slap smartly; to beat with a cane, strap, etc., to thrash …Bk1905 Eng. dial.


SLAPDASH – ADJECTIVES
– apt to do things in a slapdash, heedless manner; reckless, headstrong RACKLESS-HANDED 1778 Sc.


SLASH, SLASHED – ADJECTIVES
RACED scratched; cut, slashed …1576 obs. rare

SLASH etc. – NOUNS
GLASGOW GRIN;  GLESGA GRIN a slash or slash-scar on the face …1988 Sc. sl.

SLASH etc. – NOUNS, PERSON
CHALKER one who, at night, slashes the face of innocent citizens; generally in plural …18C Ireland

SLASH etc. – VERBS
BETRENCH to cut up, to carve, to slash …1656 obs. rare
CARVE to slash or stab, esp. repeatedly …1871 US sl.
CARVE UP to slash or stab, esp. repeatedly …1871 US sl.
CHIV to attack with a sharp instrument; to stab; to cut; to slash; used only in regard to an attack upon a human …1725 criminals’ sl.
CHIVE to attack with a sharp instrument; to stab; to cut; to slash; used only in regard to an attack upon a human …1725 criminals’ sl.
DAG to slash …1995 Irish sl.
HASH to slash, to hack …1812 Sc.
RACE to scratch or tear with something sharp; to cut or slash …c1440 obs. exc. techn.
RASE to scratch or tear with something sharp; to cut, to slit, to slash, esp. the skin or clothing …c1400 obs.
RASE to slash; to make way or penetrate; to make an incised mark …1470-85 obs.
RASH to cut, to slash …a1500 obs.
SKETCH to slash with a knife or other edged weapon …1980s Black British sl.


SLATTERN, SLATTERNLY – ADJECTIVES
 BAGGY of a woman: slatternly, unattractive …1960s US sl.
– DAGGED-SKIRTED wet or mud-bespattered; slatternly …1740 Eng. dial.
– DAGGLE-TAILED having the skirts splashed by being trailed over wet ground; untidy, slatternly …1573 obs. exc. Eng. dial.
 DRABBISH partaking of the qualities of a drab; slatternly …1566
– DRIGGLE-DRAGGLE slatternly, slovenly…1611 obs. exc. Eng. dial.
– SLIPPETTY-SLOPPETTY untidy, slovenly, slatternly …1892 Eng. dial.
– LAITCHETY idle, careless, slatternly …Bk1902 Eng. dial.
– TANGLING untidy, slatternly; lounging, loitering; esp. used of a woman …1790 Eng. dial.
– TANGLY untidy, slatternly; lounging, loitering; esp. used of a woman …Bk1905 Eng. dial.
– UNHEPPEN slatternly, untidy; unbecoming …1790 Eng. dial.
– WALLOPING slatternly, slovenly …1790 Eng. dial.
 
SLATTERN etc. – ADVERBS
– DRIGGLE-DRAGGLE in a slovenly, slatternly manner: applied especially to women’s dress …1888 Eng. dial.
 
SLATTERN etc. – NOUNS, PERSON
– ASHYPET an idle or slatternly woman …1870 Sc. & Ireland
– ASSIE-PET an idle slattern …Bk1911 Sc.
– ASSIEPOD;  ASSIPOD;  ASSYPOD a dirty, slatternly woman …1856 Sc. & Eng. dial.
– ASSYPET an idle or slatternly woman; a dirty little creature …1870 Sc. & Ireland
– BESSY-FRUGGAM a female of slatternly appearance; a man dressed in woman’s attire for mumming or ‘guising’ …Bk1849 Eng. dial.
– BLOWSABELLA a woman whose hair is dishevelled, and hanging about her face; a slattern; a vulgar, self-assertive woman, usually stout …1883 theatrical sl.
– CLAMMUX a worthless slattern …19C Eng. dial.
– CLART a slovenly person; a slatternly woman …E19 Eng. dial.
– CLARTY-PAPS a filthy, slatternly woman or wife …19C Eng. dial.
 CURTAL a drab; a nasty slattern …1611 obs.
– DAFFOCK a slattern …1691 Eng. dial.
– DAGGED-ASS a slatternly woman …Bk1900 Eng. dial.
– DAGGLE-TAIL a person, esp. a woman, whose garments are bemired by being trailed over wet ground; an untidy woman, a slut, a slattern …1577-87 obs. exc. Eng. dial.
– DAGG-TAIL a slattern, a slut …1854 Eng. dial.
– DANGUS a slattern …19C Eng. dial. & colloq.
– DAW an untidy woman or housewife, a slut, a slattern …1500-20 Sc.
– DAWGOS a dirty, slatternly woman …1790 Eng. dial. obs.
– DAWKIN a slatternly woman; one who is dirty and tawdry in her dress; a sloven, a slut …1674 Eng. dial.
– DAWKS a slattern …1790 Eng. dial.
– DAWPS a slattern; a dirty, untidy woman …Bk1900 Eng. dial.
– DISH-CLOUT a dirty slattern …L18 sl.
– DOSSY a slovenly woman, a slattern …1888 Eng. dial.
– DOZZLE an oddly-dressed, tawdry woman; a slattern …1855 Eng. dial.
 DRAB a dirty and untidy woman; a slut, a slattern …1518
 DRABBLE-TAIL a slattern …a1825
– DROSSEL a dirty girl or woman; an idle wench; a sloven, a slattern, a slut …1581 obs.
– FACKET a term of contempt or reproach applied to women and children; a slattern; a worthless woman …19C Eng. dial.
– FAGGOT a term of contempt or reproach applied to women and children; a slattern, a worthless woman …1591
– FLING-DUST a street-walker; a slattern …E17 sl.
– FLING-STINK a street-walker; a slattern …E17 sl.
– FLOMMAX a slattern …19C Brit.
– FRUMP an old woman with one or more of the following qualities: primness, wrinkles, slatternliness, gossipiness, grouchiness, or a holier-than-thou attitude …19C
– GAD an idle or slovenly woman; a loose woman; a slattern …Bk1859 obs.
– GADDER an idle or slovenly woman; a loose woman; a slattern …1632 obs.
– GAMMEL a slut, a slattern …Bk1877 Eng. dial.
– GANNEL a slut; a slattern …Bk1877 Eng. dial.
– GILLIVER a slatternly woman; a slovenly untidy walker …Bk1900 Eng. dial.
– HAGGAGE a term of reproach for a woman; an untidy, slatternly, or slovenly woman …1746 Eng. dial.
– HAG-MALL a sloven, a slattern …1872 Eng. dial.
– HARL;  HARLE a slattern; a big, untidy, coarse, cross-grained person …1824 Sc.
– HOMMOCKS an awkward, clumsy person; a tall, slatternly or romping girl …B1900 Eng. dial.
– IDLE TAWPIE a slattern …19C Sc.
– LAIDRON a term of abuse for a lazy, loutish person; a loafer; a slattern, a drab …1718 Sc. obs.
– LALLOP a lazy, lounging person; an idler; an awkward or slatternly girl …1864 Eng. dial.
– LALLOPS a lazy, lounging person; an idler; an awkward or slatternly girl …1864 Eng. dial.
– LETHRON a term of abuse for a lazy, loutish person; a loafer; a slattern, a drab …1718 Sc. obs.
– MAB a harlot, a prostitute, a woman of loose character; a slattern  …1557 obs.
– MABBLE;  MABLE a slattern …Bk1908 obs.
– MALKIN an untidy female, esp. a servant or country wench; a slut, a slattern; occasionally, a lewd woman …1586 obs. exc. Eng. dial.
– MANKS a slattern …Bk1905 Eng. dial.
– MAWKIN an untidy female, esp. a servant or country wench; a slut, a slattern; occasionally, a lewd woman …1586 obs. exc. Eng. dial.
– MAWKS a foolish, slatternly woman; an overgrown, clumsy girl …1721 Eng. dial.
– MESS a slattern …1790 Eng. dial.
– MOB;  MOBB a wench; a slattern; a promiscuous woman; a strumpet; a prostitute …1650 obs.
– MOCKING a dirty, lazy woman; a slattern …Bk1905 Eng. dial.
– MOEKIN a lazy, dirty woman, a slattern …Bk1905 Eng. dial.
– MOGGIE;  MOGGY originally: a girl, a young woman; later, an untidily dressed woman; a slattern …1648 orig. Sc. & Eng. dial., rare
– MOIKIN a lazy, untidy woman; a slattern …Bk1905 Eng. dial.
– MOIL a slattern, a dirty creature …1790 Eng. dial.
– MOLL a slattern …Bk1905 Eng. dial.
– MOLLISHER a slattern …1822 UK sl.
– MOLLY a girl, a woman, esp. a lower-class one; a slattern; a prostitute …1706 now chiefly Irish English
– MOLLY-MANKS a slattern …Bk1880 obs.
– MOLLY-MAWKS a dirty, slatternly woman …Bk1896 Eng. dial.
– MOPSY a dirty, slatternly, or untidy woman; a sloven; a dowdy or homely woman …1699 sl. & Eng. dial. rare
– MOULDY-PUDDING a slattern …Bk1852 Eng. dial.
– MOX an untidy, slatternly woman …Bk1905 Eng. dial.
– MUCK-SUCKLE a filthy, dirty, slatternly, or very untidy woman …c1860 Brit. colloq.
– OBJECT a slatternly or ill-dressed person …Bk1877 Eng. dial.
– QUEER DOXY a slatternly woman …L17 UK criminals’ sl.
– RAG BAG a sloppily dressed woman; a slattern; an untidy or shabbily dressed person …1888 UK sl.
– RAG DOLL a sloppily dressed woman; a slattern …c1862 sl.
– RUBBACROCK a dirty, filthy slattern, that is as black as if she were continually rubbing herself against a boiler or kettle …1746 Eng. dial.
– SCLAFF an untidy, slatternly person …c1850 Sc.
– SCLEURACH a person untidy in dress and gait; a sloven, a slattern …c1850 Sc.
– SCLIFF;  SKLIFF an untidy, slatternly person …Bk1904 Sc.
– SLAMMERKIN a dirty, slovenly female; a slattern, a slut …1785 chiefly Eng. dial.
– SLODGE a sloven, a slattern …1898 Sc.
​- SLOMMOCKS a slattern …19C Eng. dial.
 SLURRUP a shiftless, untidy woman; a slattern …1916 Amer dial.
– STREEL a slattern; a slovenly woman …19C US colloq.
– SUKEY-TAWDRY a slatternly female in fine tawdry …Bk1904 sl.
– TAINT a very dirty slattern …Bk1830 Eng. dial.
– TAISTREL;  TAISTRIL;  TAISTRILL a gawky, slovenly, or unmethodical person; often applied to a girl who tears her clothes from carelessness; a light, wanton, dirty, or careless woman; an idle slattern …Bk1825 Sc. & Eng. dial.
– TALLACK;  TALLOCK a good-for-nothing, idle person; a ragamuffin; a slatternly woman …1889 Eng. dial.
– TALLOCKER a good-for-nothing, idle person; a ragamuffin; a slatternly woman …1889 Eng. dial.
– TANGLE a thriftless, slatternly person …Bk1905 Eng. dial.
– TANGLES a thriftless, slatternly person …Bk1883 Eng. dial. 
– TAT;  TATT a shabby person; a slattern…1936 sl.
– TAW-BESS a slatternly woman …1790 Eng. dial. obs.
– TIDDY-DOLL a spoiled, babyish, dressed-up girl or woman; a slattern, a woman who is not domesticated …Bk1905 Eng. dial.
– TRAMSACH a big, tall, ungainly person; a rough, untidy person; a slattern …1866 Sc.
– VAGGOT a ‘faggot’; a term of contempt applied to women and children; a slattern, a worthless or good-for-nothing woman …Bk1888 Eng. dial.
– WALLY DRAGGLE TAIL a slattern …1898 Sc. 
 
SLATTERN etc. – VERBS
– MAB to dress carelessly or negligently; to be slatternly or slovenly …1691 obs. exc. Eng. dial.
– WALGAN to go about in an idle, slovenly manner, dressing in too large, slatternly clothing …1866 Sc.
– WALLOP to flounder; to tumble over; to kick about; to move heavily; to waddle or bend in walking; to be slatternly …1835 Sc. & Eng. dial.


SLAUGHTER, SLAUGHTERING – ADJECTIVES
MASSACROUS pert. to massacre; murderous, slaughtering …1593 obs.
SANGUINARY attended by bloodshed; characterized by slaughter; bloody …1625

SLAUGHTER etc. – NOUNS
ACELDAMA the name given to the field in the vicinity of Jerusalem, purchased with the blood-money received and relinquished by Judas Iscariot; hence, a field of bloodshed, a scene of slaughter or butchery …1382
BATTUE wholesale slaughter, esp. of unresisting crowds …1864
BUTCHERDOM a situation in which acts of butchery or slaughter are committed …1842 obs. rare
DECEASE mortality, slaughter …1513 obs.
MARTYRDOM slaughter …1375 obs.
MURTH murder, slaughter …c893 obs.
OCCISION killing, slaying, esp. of a number of people, as in battle; slaughter …1375 obs.
PANOLETHRY general destruction or slaughter …1668 obs.
QUELL slaying, slaughter; power or means to quell …c1420 rare
SLAUGHTERDOM slaughter; massacre …1592 rare
TRUCIDATION a cruel killing or murdering; humorous use: slaughter …1623 rare
WAL death, slaughter …c900 poetic usage, obs.

SLAUGHTER etc. – VERBS
MAKE MARTYRDOM to slaughter …1485 obs.
TAIL to cut up, to cut to pieces, to slaughter …c1330 obs.
TAKE OFF to slaughter, murder …1897 Sc. 


SLAVE, SLAVERY – ADJECTIVES
 ABOLITIONAL relating to the abolition of the slave trade or slavery …1836 rare
 ABOLITIONARY concerned with the abolition of destruction of something; advocating the abolition of the slave trade or slavery …1823
– MANCIPATE made subject to slavery …1502 obs.
– NATIVE born in a state of villeinage …1432-50 obs.
– VENALITIOUS belonging to the sale of men or children, or of slaves; that is to be bought or sold …1656 rare
– VERNACULAR of a slave: that is born on his master’s estate; home-born …1804 rare
 
SLAVE etc. – NOUNS
– BAGNIO an oriental prison; a place of detention for slaves; a penal establishment …1599
– BARRACOON a rough barrack, set of sheds, or enclosure in which Black slaves (originally), convicts, etc., are temporarily detained …1851
– BLACKBIRD CATCHING the slave trade; recruiting coloured labourers in the South Sea Islands…Bk1892 Aust. sl.
– BLACKBIRDER a man or a vessel engaged in ‘black-birding’ or slave traffic …1888
– CATASTA a block on which slaves were exposed for sale …1650
– DULOCRACY government by slaves; the rule of slaves …1824
– ENTRAMELLS bondage, the chains of slavery; prisoners of war …Bk1900 Sc.
– FORTY ACRES AND A MULE an unkept promise made by northern politicians to divide the lands of slaveholders and give forty acres and a mule to any freed man who wanted a farm …US Civil War usage
– MANCIPATION the act of enslaving; the state of being enslaved …1577
– MAN-MERCHANDISE slave-dealing …1788
– MAN-TRADE the slave-trade …1760
– MANUMISSION formal release from slavery or servitude; an or instance of this …1432-50 obs. exc. Hist.
– QUARTERS the section of a plantation where the slaves lived …1750s African-American
 
SLAVE etc. – NOUNS, PERSON
– ABOLITIONIST an advocate of the abolition of the slave trade and the emancipation of African slaves in the United States …1791
– AFRICO a Black slave …1682 Anglo-Indian 
– ARTICLE a slave regarded as an item of merchandize …1796 obs.
– BAGGAGE a woman due to be sent to South America in the White slave trade …1928 sl.
– BEFORE ABE a slave …Bk1945 jive usage
– BIRD a ‘blackbird”; an African slave en route from the place of capture to their destination …1887 US sl.
– BLACKBIRD  a Black person who has been taken captive as a slave …1853 sl., orig. & chiefly nautical usage
– BLACKBIRDER a man or a vessel engaged in ‘black-birding’ or slave traffic …1888
– BLACK CATTLE Black slaves …Bk1922 Eng. sl. obs.
– BLACK DIAMOND a Black slave …1860 slave trade usage
– BLACK FLESH Black slaves …1827 US
– BLACK IVORY Black slaves …1864 sl.
– BOND a serf; a base vassal; a slave …ME obs. exc. hist.
– BONDMAID a slave girl …1526
– BOND MAIDEN a slave girl …1535
– BONDMAN a peasant; a serf; a slave; a person in a state of utter servitude
– BONDSMAN a person in bondage; a slave …M18
– BONDWOMAN a female slave
– BOY formerly a slave or servant; later sometimes used of a Black adult male, usually considered insulting when the speaker is White …1764 Amer. dial.
– GALLERIAN a galley slave …a1640
– GALLEY-BIRD a galley-slave …1655 obs.
– KOOKIE;  KOOKY;  KUKI a slave of a Maori chieftain …1832 NZ
– MAMELUKE a slave in Mohammedan countries …1600
– MANCIPLE a bondslave, a servant …1387 obs.
– MAN’S-BOND a slave, a bondsman …c1330 obs.
– MANUMISS a freed slave …1658 obs.
– ODALISQUE a female slave or concubine in an Eastern harem, esp. in the seraglio of the Sultan of Turkey …1681
– OKIE a slave labourer …1945 US Army in Germany usage
– OLD MASSA a Black person’s term of address to a White slave-holder …1680s African-American
– PACK-HORSE a drudge; a menial servant; a slave …1594 
– SCLAVE a slave, a drudge …1969 Sc.
– SUCKLER a slave woman with an abundant supply of milk whose duty it was to nurse the babies of mothers who worked …1700s African-American
– VASSAL a base or abject person; a slave …1589
– WILLY the stereotype of a domestic Black servant or slave …19C US sl.
 
SLAVE etc. – NOUNS, PERSON, OTHER
– BIRDER a slave-trader …1898 Aust. sl.
– BLACKBAITER any person in favour of Black slavery; a person with intolerant attitude toward Blacks …c1840 Amer. sl. obs.
– BLACKBIRD a White man who works in the slave trade …Bk1992 criminals’ sl.
– BLACKBIRD-CATCHER a slave trader …1869 sl.
– BLACKBIRDER a person engaged in press-ganging or kidnapping labourers in the south Pacific region for work on the sugar plantations; also, a slave trader …1876 sl., orig., nautical usage, chiefly Aust. and south Pacific 
– CAFINFLERO an Argentine white slaver who doubles as a pimp …1920s sl.
– CAFISHIO an Argentine white slaver who doubles as a pimp …1920s sl.
– FIRE EATER a pro-slavery extremist in Congress before the war …US Civil War usage
– MAN-DEALER a slave-dealer …1860
– MANGO a slave-dealer …1601 obs. rare
– MAN-HUNTER a term of contempt for a cannibal, slave-dealer, brigand, or the like …1555
– MONEY CREATURE a person who will do anything for money; spec. a slave-dealer, a pimp …1605 obs. rare
– SAINT one of the party which promoted the agitation in England against slavery …1830 hist.
– WOOLLY-HEADS anti-slavery politicians …Bk1860 US
 
SLAVE etc. – VERBS
 ABOLITIONIZE to imbue with the principles of abolitionism; to make a person or community opposed to slavery …1836 US rare
– BETHRALL to enthrall, to enslave …1596 obs. rare
– COME THE KINK to steal a Black slave from the country, and dispose of them in town …M19 US sl.
– MANCIPATE to make subject, to enslave …1574 obs.
– MANGONIZE to traffic in slaves …1601 obs.
– MANUMISE to release from slavery; to release from bondage or servitude; to set free …1523 obs.
– MANUMISS to release from slavery; to release from bondage or servitude; to set free …1523 obs.
– MANUMIT to release from slavery; to release from bondage or servitude; to set free …1432-50
– SCLAVE to slave, to drudge …1969 Sc.


SLAVISH, SLAVISHNESS – ADJECTIVES
– slavish, servile BOND LME obs.
– slavish, servile VERNILE 1623 obs. rare

SLAVISH etc. – NOUNS
– slavishness, servility, flattering behaviour VERNILITY 1623 obs.


SLAY, SLAYER, SLAYING – NOUNS
OCCISION killing, slaying, esp. of a number of people, as in battle; slaughter …1375 obs.
QUELL slaying, slaughter; power or means to quell …c1420 rare

SLAY etc. – NOUNS, PERSON
BANE a slayer or murderer; one who causes the death or destruction of another …a800 obs.

SLAY etc. – VERBS
MACTATE to kill or slay …1623 obs.
MARTYR to kill, to slay, esp. by a cruel death …c1305 obs.
OCCISE to kill; to slay …1560 obs. rare
OFF to kill, to slay …sl.
OFSLAY to kill off, to slay …c893 obs.
OFSLE to kill off, to slay …c893 obs.
QUELL to kill, to slay, to put to death; to destroy a person or animal ..c897 now rare or obs. obs.
WALT to lay low; to slay …Bk1905 Eng. dial.