from the GNU version of the Collaborative International Dictionary of English
- a. & n. from sile to strain.
from The Century Dictionary and Cyclopedia
- n. An instrument for throwing stones or bullets, consisting of a strap and two strings attached to it.
- n. A kind of hanging loop in which something, as a wounded limb, is supported: as, to have one's arm in a sling.
- n. A device for grasping and holding heavy articles, as casks, bales, etc., while being raised or lowered.
- n. A thong or strap, attached to a hand-firearm of any sort, to allow of its being carried over the shoulder or across the back: and usually adjustable with buckles or slides. See gunsling, 2.
- n. The chain or rope that suspends a yard or graff.
- n. A piece of artillery in use in the sixteenth century.
- n. A sweep or swing; a stroke as if of a missile cast from a sling.
- n. In a millstone, a swinging motion from side to side.
- n. In dynamics, a contrivance consisting of one pendulum hung to the end of another.
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Sherra has used the local "siling labuyo" chile to make her own Sweet Chili Sauce which sounds like it would taste great on lots of different things!
U.S. troops call it they siling (ph) injury in Iraq and body armor cannot protect them from it.
Murer opened her day at 4. 40m (first attempt clearance), and continued at 4. 55m and 4. 65m, siling over with her first attempt as well.
Some examationes was extemly panful heres what i now what happen, thay lower this machean from the siling and a 16in. neddle persed my bellbuton, and i was in a lot of pain.