Slink

Definition of Slink

v. t.1.To creep away meanly; to steal away; to sneak.
[imp. Slunk Archaic Slank ( ); p. p. Slunk; p. pr. & vb. n. Slinking.]
Back to the thicket slunk
The guilty serpent.
- Milton.
There were some few who slank obliquely from them as they passed.
- Landor.
2.To miscarry; - said of female beasts.
1.To cast prematurely; - said of female beasts; as, a cow that slinks her calf.
a.1.Produced prematurely; as, a slink calf.
2.Thin; lean.
n.1.The young of a beast brought forth prematurely, esp. a calf brought forth before its time.
2.A thievish fellow; a sneak.

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