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  • v. Present participle of slum.

from the GNU version of the Collaborative International Dictionary of English

  • v. Visiting slums. Sometimes used humorously, in reference to the appearance of a dignified person in a situation generally thought of as low-class.

from The Century Dictionary and Cyclopedia

  • n. The practice of visiting slums, often for mere curiosity or as an amusement.
  • n. The washing of earthy matter, pulverized rock, etc., to separate a desired element, as fossil remains or grains of ore.

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