slab-sided

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English[edit]

Adjective[edit]

slab-sided (comparative more slab-sided, superlative most slab-sided)

  1. having flat sides
  2. (US, colloquial) tall, or long and lank
    • James Hungerford, The Old Plantation: And what I Gathered There in an Autumn Month
      "Oh! Cousin Clarence," he exclaimed, "there is a Yankee peddler here; the longest, lathiest, queerest slab-sided being you ever saw in all your life."

Part or all of this entry has been imported from the 1913 edition of Webster’s Dictionary, which is now free of copyright and hence in the public domain. The imported definitions may be significantly out of date, and any more recent senses may be completely missing.
(See the entry for slab-sided in
Webster’s Revised Unabridged Dictionary, G. & C. Merriam, 1913.)

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