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- n. A mistake in speech.
from the GNU version of the Collaborative International Dictionary of English
- n. an unintentional utterance; a mistake in speaking.
from WordNet 3.0 Copyright 2006 by Princeton University. All rights reserved.
- n. an accidental and usually trivial mistake in speaking
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I seemed almost in Fairy-land, and could have stayed there all night, "she playfully chattered, I almost dreading that a slip of the tongue might betray her.