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slaver

2 [slav-er, sley-ver, slah-]
verb (used without object)
1.
to let saliva run from the mouth; slobber; drool.
2.
to fawn.
verb (used with object)
3.
Archaic. to smear with saliva.
noun
4.
saliva coming from the mouth.

Origin:
1275–1325; Middle English slaver (noun), slaveren (v.), probably < Scandinavian; compare Icelandic slafra to slobber

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slaver1 (ˈsleɪvə)
 
n
1.  an owner of or dealer in slaves
2.  another name for slave ship

slaver2 (ˈslævə)
 
vb
1.  to dribble saliva
2.  (often foll by over)
 a.  to fawn or drool (over someone)
 b.  to show great desire (for); lust (after)
 
n
3.  saliva dribbling from the mouth
4.  informal drivel
 
[C14: probably of Low Dutch origin; related to slobber]
 
'slaverer2
 
n

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slaver
early 14c., from O.N. slafra "to slaver," probably imitative (see slobber).
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