slaver

  • 1 slaver — Ⅰ. slaver [1] ► NOUN historical 1) a person dealing in or owning slaves. 2) a ship used for transporting slaves. Ⅱ. slaver [2] ► NOUN 1) saliva running from the mouth …

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  • 2 Slaver — Slav er, n. 1. A vessel engaged in the slave trade; a slave ship. [1913 Webster] 2. A person engaged in the purchase and sale of slaves; a slave merchant, or slave trader. [1913 Webster] The slaver s hand was on the latch, He seemed in haste to… …

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  • 3 Slaver — Slav er, n. Saliva driveling from the mouth. [1913 Webster] Of all mad creatures, if the learned are right, It is the slaver kills, and not the bite. Pope. [1913 Webster] …

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  • 4 slaver — (v.) early 14c., from O.N. slafra to slaver, probably imitative (see SLOBBER (Cf. slobber)). Related: Slavered; slavering …

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  • 5 slaver — (izg. slèjver) m DEFINICIJA pov. pom. brzi jedrenjak male nosivosti, služio za prijevoz robova iz Afrike na američki kontinent ETIMOLOGIJA engl. slaver ≃ slave ship …

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  • 6 Slaver — Slav er, v. i. [imp. & p. p. {Slavered}; p. pr. & vb. n. {Slavering}.] [Cf. Icel. slafra. See {Slabber}.] 1. To suffer spittle, etc., to run from the mouth. [1913 Webster] 2. To be besmeared with saliva. Shak. [1913 Webster] …

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  • 7 Slaver — Slav er, v. t. To smear with saliva issuing from the mouth; to defile with drivel; to slabber. [1913 Webster] …

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  • 8 Slaver — has several meanings:*One who deals in slaves. *A slave ship. *Saliva, i.e. either the result or act of drooling (pronounced slav er ) as opposed to normal salivation. *The Thrintun, from Larry Niven s fictional universe of Known Space, were also …

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  • 9 slaver — slaver1 [slav′ər, släv′ər] vi. [ME slaveren < Scand, as in Ice slafra, to slobber < IE * slep < base * (s)lāp > LIP, SLEEP] to let saliva run or dribble from the mouth; drool vt. Archaic to slobber on or cover with saliva n. saliva… …

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  • 10 slaver — I UK [ˈslævə(r)] / US [ˈslævər] verb [intransitive] Word forms slaver : present tense I/you/we/they slaver he/she/it slavers present participle slavering past tense slavered past participle slavered 1) if a dog or other animal slavers, liquid… …

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  • 11 slaver — I. verb (slavered; slavering) Etymology: Middle English, of Scandinavian origin; akin to Old Norse slafra to slaver; akin to Middle Dutch slabben to slaver Date: 14th century intransitive verb drool, slobber transitive verb archaic to smear with… …

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  • 12 slaver — Slabber Slab ber, v. i. [imp. & p. p. {Slabbered}; p. pr. & vb. n. {Slabbering}.] [OE. slaberen; akin to LG. & D. slabbern, G. schlabbern, LG. & D. slabben, G. schlabben, Icel. slafra. Cf. {Slaver}, {Slobber}, {Slubber}.] To let saliva or some… …

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  • 13 slaver — slav|er1 [ slævər ] verb intransitive if a dog or other animal slavers, liquid comes out of its mouth when it is hungry or when it has been running fast a. to show your excitement about something in a silly way: slaver after/over: She s not going …

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  • 14 slaver — slaver1 /slay veuhr/, n. 1. a dealer in or an owner of slaves. 2. See slave ship. [1815 25; SLAVE + ER1] slaver2 /slav euhr, slay veuhr, slah /, v.i. 1. to let saliva run from the mouth; slobber; drool. 2 …

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  • 15 slaver — 1. verb /ˈslævə,ˈslævɚ/ a) To drool saliva from the mouth; to slobber. b) To fawn. Syn: drool, slobber …

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  • 16 slaver — sla·ver slav ər, slāv , släv vi, sla·vered; sla·ver·ing (ə )riŋ DROOL slaver n saliva dribbling from the mouth …

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  • 17 slaver — slav|er1 [ˈslævə US ər] v [Date: 1300 1400; Origin: From a [i]Scandinavian language] literary to let ↑saliva (=liquid produced inside your mouth) come out of your mouth, especially because you are hungry = ↑drool slaver 2 slav|er2 [ˈsleıvə US ər] …

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  • 18 slaver — [[t]slæ̱və(r)[/t]] slavers, slavering, slavered 1) VERB If an animal slavers, liquid comes from its mouth, for example because it is about to attack and eat something. Mad guard dogs slavered at the end of their chains. [V ing] ...the wolf s… …

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  • 19 slaver — slaver1 [ sleɪvə] noun historical a person dealing in or owning slaves. ↘a ship used for transporting slaves. slaver2 [ slavə, sleɪvə] noun 1》 saliva running from the mouth. 2》 archaic excessive or obsequious flattery. verb 1》 …

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  • 20 slaver — 1 verb (I) to let saliva (=liquid produced inside your mouth) come out of your mouth, especially because you are hungry: The dog started slavering at the sight of the bone. slaver over sth phrasal verb (T) informal to be very excited about… …

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