from Wiktionary, Creative Commons Attribution/Share-Alike License

  • adj. Falling copiously or in streams, as if from a sluice.

from the GNU version of the Collaborative International Dictionary of English

  • adj. Falling copiously or in streams, as from a sluice.

from The Century Dictionary and Cyclopedia

  • Falling in streams, as from a sluice.
  • Wet, as if sluiced.


sluice +‎ -y (Wiktionary)


  • In the interest of spitting a sluicy cobwebbed thread to tie together the conversations in and around this corner of the infoweb and its earbound counterpart, I wanted to offer up one more chance to allow our space to double as the hotbed of information on the social and biological activities of the Tree Squirrel, and bring some attention to our relationship with tree squirrels.

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  • By soft degrees it grew and mounted to his brain, there his fancy caught it; there formed it so beautiful, and dressed it up in such gay, pleasing colours, that his transported appetite seized the fair idea, and straight conveyed it to his heart That hospitable seat of life sent all its sanguine spirits forth to meet, and opened all its sluicy gates to take the stranger in.

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  • It seemed to be taking hours, long sluicy kisses that she disappeared into, distant, empty, feeling his hand brusque on her tit, but also practical all of a sudden, yes, pushing him off and going into the closet down the hall and getting the spare mattress for the child’s bed, a Jewish heirloom of the generations.



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