Definitions

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  • n. A sledge runner on which a skip is dragged in a mine.

from The Century Dictionary and Cyclopedia

  • n. In coal-mining:
  • n. A skip without wheels; a sledge.
  • n. plural Flat pieces of iron on which the corfs slide.

Etymologies

Compare slip (verb). (Wiktionary)

Examples

  • It stands about five miles from the railroad station, and consists of some half a dozen families, scantily provided with fathers, crowded into as many little huts scattered here and there on a "slipe" of very poor, rocky ridge.

    "The Free Negroes of North Carolina"

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  • I had a little slipe or two up there before, and havin 'a little money from my cattle, lumber, and sich, I went in and bought a few slipes more, jest to kind of fill in like, and

    Gordon Keith

  • So along with the depression of writing off a day in our hotel room, which by the way can only be described as a, 'slipe pit,' we decided we needed to do something good for the soul so discovered a cafe that give opportunities to street kids to join the working community and provide them with a start in the hospitality/catering industry.

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  • In 1638 Mr. Joachim wrote the States General, "that a certain judge had distinctly advised that, under present circumstances, the ship money may not be levied off the inhabitants of England, without consent of Parliament." slipe (n.)

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  • i, Mansoork, (Personal No: BIE 187049) winner of this, actualy Thay were tell me to returne this slipe to Thaire and recive cash by Credit card But I could not a Credit Card, What I can do. plese give me the reply for further details about it thanks mansoor

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  • A pretty tolerable farm; a cornfield and potato patch and gyarden, and parsture for my horgs and oxin, and a slipe of woods for my pine knots. "

    At the Mercy of Tiberius

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  • Well, that clears that up.

    July 22, 2010

  • "Flat pieces of iron on which the corfs slide."

    - Century Dictionary

    July 14, 2010