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4 entries found for slug.
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Main Entry: 1slug
Pronunciation: primarystressslschwag
Function: noun
Etymology: Middle English slugge "a lazy person"; of Scandinavian origin
2 a : a small piece of shaped metal (as a bullet) b : a metal disk used in place of a coin in a coin-operated machine
3 : any of numerous long wormlike land mollusks that are related to the snails but have only an underdeveloped shell or none at all
4 : a single drink of liquor : SHOT
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