"I saw a cougar slinking toward its prey"
The young of an animal when born prematurely, especially a calf.
A thievish fellow; a sneak.
To sneak about furtively.
To give birth to an animal prematurely.
Origin: From slincan, from slenkanan (compare Dutch slinken, Swedish slinka).
to creep away meanly; to steal away; to sneak
to miscarry; -- said of female beasts
to cast prematurely; -- said of female beasts; as, a cow that slinks her calf
produced prematurely; as, a slink calf
the young of a beast brought forth prematurely, esp. a calf brought forth before its time
a thievish fellow; a sneak
Origin: [AS. slincan; probably akin to G. schleichen, E. sleek. See Sleek, a.]
Chambers 20th Century Dictionary
slingk, v.i. to creep or crawl away, as if ashamed: to sneak:—pa.t. and pa.p. slunk. [A.S. slincan, to creep; Low Ger. sliken, Ger. schleichen.]
slingk, v.t. to cast prematurely, as a calf.—v.i. to miscarry.—n. a calf prematurely born: the flesh of such: a bastard child.—adj. prematurely born: unfit for food: lean, starved: mean.—ns. Slink′-butch′er, one who kills and dresses for sale the carcasses of diseased animals; Slink′skin, the skin of a slink, or leather made from it.—adj. Slink′y, lean.
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The numerical value of slink in Chaldean Numerology is: 5
The numerical value of slink in Pythagorean Numerology is: 2
Examples of slink in a Sentence
Midnight, and the clock strikes. It is Christmas Day, the werewolves birthday, the door of the solstice still wide enough open to let them all slink through.
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