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- v. Simple past tense and past participle of slip.
from The Century Dictionary and Cyclopedia
- Fitted with slips: as, a box -slipped plane.
- In heraldry, represented as torn from the stalk in such a way as to have a strip of the bark of the main stem still clinging to it: said of a branch or twig, or a single leaf.
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And another word slipped out, one Milo had of course heard before, but which had never been directed at him.
And another word slipped out, one Milo had heard before, but directed at him specifically.
The name slipped off my tongue like it was my own.
His name slipped from my lips before I had time to think.
At some point the word slipped its etymological harness and came to mean a hanger-on, someone who could get the occasional meal from a nobleman by pleasing him with good conversation, delivering messages, or doing some other job.
His name slipped from her, barely a breath of a whisper.
And Christian Fiction from romantic suspense author ELIZABETH WHITE Sorry, Beth, the title slipped my mind.
Austin glanced at the eyeglasses and without a word slipped them into his pocket.
The word slipped free, the endearment, but Micah would not have retrieved it for the world.
But even as the word slipped from his lips, he remembered that Lili was gone.
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