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  • While Monmouth threw himself from his horse, and, rallying the Foot – Guards, brought them on to another close and desperate attack, he was warmly seconded by Dalzell, who, putting himself at the head of a body of Lennox – Highlanders, rushed forward with their tremendous war-cry of Loch-sloy.

    Old Mortality 2004

  • When she reached her car, she lool! up at the darkening sloy and stretched the disk-popping stretch of a weary traveler.

    Kate Armstrong, Patricia 1995


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  • Obs. An opprobrious epithet for a woman.

    1596 W. Warner Albions Eng. (rev. ed.) xi. lxviii. 288 "How tedious were a Shroe, a Sloy, a Wanton, or a Foole."


    April 5, 2011

  • a sloy ploy ?

    April 5, 2011