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  • v. Present participle of sliver.


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  • We knew what the trawls were, and supposed that the porgies were to be used for bait; and we soon found out what "slivering" meant, by seeing him take them by the head and cut a slice from first one side and then the other in such a way that the pieces looked not unlike smaller fish.

    Deephaven and Selected Stories & Sketches

  • So I ended up slivering two big slices of Wilson's Jamón Selva Negra into my cream sauce.

    Oh, Cecina!

  • I will take another look at that right before I go to be… writing about snakes this late might not be such a good idea… even though I am thankful for most of the long slivering creatures.

    A True Story « Fairegarden

  • We were invited inside a neighboring shack with sunlight slivering through warped boards.

    Welcome To Cape Town

  • As the slivering of America has proceeded, the received wisdom has become that common values are impossible in so diverse a country, and perhaps not a very good idea, in any case.

    Whose Values?

  • He's not slivering off the electorate into demographics with special messages.

    CNN Transcript Feb 17, 2008

  • I think slivering them up and sauteeing them like the vegetable they are is another easy way to convert people.

    cauliflower and brussels salad | smitten kitchen

  • At least quote the full sentence instead of slivering it.

    The Newfoundland Nationalist orthodoxy

  • “Will your ladyship,” says he, slivering off the wing of a pully ally bashymall, “allow me to help you?”

    The Memoirs of Mr. Charles J. Yellowplush

  • I looked up from the manchego cheese I was slivering to put on the salads.

    Little Earthquakes


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