1. to idle about (dialect)
2. to swallow greedily, to devour (rare)
3. to wade through or sink in mire; to make a 'splashing' noise as when walking with shoes full of water, or when wading through mire (Scottish and northern dialect)
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noun: of doubtful origin: cf. Danish dialect slånk, slunk a hollow or depression in the ground, and Middle Low German -slunc, Low German. slunk, German dialect schlunk, schlonk gullet, gorge, abyss
verb: of obscure origin: cf. Dutch slokken to swallow, and the German forms cited above
From: A New Edition of the Life and Acts of the Most Famous and Valiant Champion
Sir William Wallace, Knight of Ellerslie
Maintainer of the Liberty of Scotland.
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