slane

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English[edit]

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Etymology[edit]

Borrowing from Irish sleán, sleaghán.

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Noun[edit]

slane (plural slanes)

  1. (Ireland) a spade for cutting turf or peat, consisting of an iron flat-bladed head and a long wooden shaft
    • 1997: Little McTiernan at the Door is giving out short-handl’d Peat-Cutters styl’d, by the Irish, ‘Slanes’. — Thomas Pynchon, Mason & Dixon

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Manx[edit]

Etymology[edit]

From Old Irish.

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Adjective[edit]

slane

  1. well, sane, unhurt
  2. whole, entire, undivided, inviolate
  3. intact, unbroken
  4. absolute (of ruler)
  5. perfect, complete
  6. unexpurgated (as edition)

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Interjection[edit]

slane

  1. goodbye
  2. chin-chin, cheers