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put the slug on someone

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put the slug on someone

verb phrase
  1. To hit or attack; slug: fined for putting the slug on a heckling fan
  2. To criticize harshly; knock: needn't think he can get away with putting the slug on rummies (1940s+)

The Dictionary of American Slang, Fourth Edition by Barbara Ann Kipfer, PhD. and Robert L. Chapman, Ph.D.
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