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slab-sided

[slab-sahy-did] /ˈslæbˌsaɪ dɪd/
adjective, Informal.
1.
having the sides long and flat, like slabs.
2.
tall and lank.
Origin
1810-1820
1810-20
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  • It has a flattened slab-sided body that is silvery in color.
  • Bluegill are deep-bodied, slab-sided fish with small mouths.
  • It has a flattened, slab-sided body that is silvery in color.
  • The white crappie is a silvery, deep-bodied, slab-sided fish with a mouth that is proportional to body size.
  • Body elongate but slab-sided, somewhat rectangular in cross-section.
  • The bluegill is a deep, slab-sided sunfish with a rather small mouth.

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