The archetypal Arizonan did not slag the state; he spoke in the language of a real-estate brochure.
We could toss all this information onto the ever-growing “Oh, those crazy Republicans” slag heap, have a laugh, and let it go.
It would be the equivalent of someone trying to slag Halle Berry without mentioning Catwoman.
The result was an intermediate substance, neither glass nor whinstone—a sort of slag.
In 1870, a youth sat upon the slag heap of a mine in California.
He evaded the net around Central Park by entering one of the small towns at the rim of the slag area.
The excess of slag is allowed to run off by the chio or floss hole.
The slag tap is open most of the time, but the iron tap is opened only once in about six hours.
He does not think this slag has been the result of iron-smelting.
Because, at the foot of the tree, as if broken off the stone, fragments of slag were found.
"refuse from smelting," 1550s, from Middle Low German slagge (German Schlacke) "splinter flying off when metal is struck," related to Old High German slahan "to strike, slay" (see slay (v.)).
"denigrate," by 1971, from slag (n.) in a secondary sense of "worthless person" (1788). Related: Slagged; slagging.
: this lame ''slacker'' attitude a la Jeff Spicoli from Fast Times at Ridgemont High
An indolent and detached person; shirker; idler: The epitome of the slang-slinging, wise-cracking slacker (1898+)
[revived in the 1990s to describe a sort of cultural anomie]