Definitions

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  • n. A worthless wretch

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Examples

  • Jake was a stew-man, a soup-man, a slum-gullion man.

    The Fourth R

  • How can you hope to hold your job when a man is bidding for it who takes up his belly-band for breakfast, dines on slum-gullion and sucks his breath for supper; to whom literature is an unknown luxury, a bath a deplorable accident, and a crummy old blanket a comfortable bed?

    The Complete Works of Brann the Iconoclast, Volume 12

  • Then he poured for us a beverage which he called "Slum gullion," and it is hard to think he was not inspired when he named it.

    Roughing It

  • "Slum gullion," and it is hard to think he was not inspired when he named it.

    Roughing It

  • Ye had to wipe the slum gullion of Eureka Gulch off your hands, Lacy "-- He stopped, gasped for breath, and then lifted his voice more savagely," And now, what's this?

    The Heritage of Dedlow Marsh and Other Tales

  • My mom could make a sack of groceries feed all six of us for days, making concoctions from leftovers that she gave names like goulash and slum gullion.

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