slipe

slipe

[slahyp] Scot.
noun
1.
a sledge, drag, or sleigh.
verb (used with object), sliped, sliping.
2.
to peel or strip the outer coating from, especially to peel bark from (a tree or twig).
3.
to slice.

Origin:
1425–75; late Middle English slypen < ?

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slipe (slaɪp)
 
n
(NZ)
 a.  wool removed from the pelt of a slaughtered sheep by immersion in a chemical bath
 b.  (as modifier): slipe wool
 
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