Definitions

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  • noun a servant who carries things
  • noun a porter
  • noun a pejorative insult for an individual who wanders aimlessly

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  • noun (Yiddish) an awkward and stupid person

Etymologies

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From Yiddish שלעפּן ("to drag"); from High German schleppen ("to drag")

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