To quench one's thirst

Grandiloquent dictionary. 2006.

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  • sloken — ˈsläkən variant of slocken …   Useful english dictionary

  • CAPO — castratus gallus est: quod Atistoteles, Histor. Animal. l. 9. c. ult. fieri docet, si binis tribusve ferramentis extremam alvi partem adusseris. Nunc testes binos eximere solent; nam alterutrô relictô, etiamnum coenunt, solitô more canunt, nec… …   Hofmann J. Lexicon universale

  • (s)lēg- : (s)lǝg- and (s)leg- —     (s)lēg : (s)lǝg and (s)leg     English meaning: weak, feeble     Deutsche Übersetzung: ‘schlaff, matt sein” (from “loslassen”), from ‘schlaff” about “weichlich” also “wollũstig”     Note: nasal. (s)leng (= leng ‘swing, waver”?)     Material …   Proto-Indo-European etymological dictionary

  • slock — I. ˈsläk transitive verb ( ed/ ing/ s) Etymology: Middle English sloken, of Scandinavian origin; akin to Old Norse slokinn extinguished, slokna to extinguish dialect Britain : quench, drench II. noun ( …   Useful english dictionary

  • slock|en — «SLOK uhn», transitive verb. Scottish. to quench. Also, sloken. ╂[< Scandinavian (compare Old Icelandic slokna < slökkva go out, be slack)] …   Useful english dictionary

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