slock

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English[edit]

Etymology 1[edit]

Cognate with German Schluck (a draught; a gulp), Dutch slok (a draught; a gulp).

Noun[edit]

slock (plural slocks)

  1. (Scotland, Northern England) A draught; a gulp.
    A slock of wine.

Verb[edit]

slock (third-person singular simple present slocks, present participle slocking, simple past and past participle slocked)

  1. (Scotland, Northern England) To swallow, gulp.
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Etymology 2[edit]

Blend of sock +‎ lock

Noun[edit]

slock (plural slocks)

  1. An improvised weapon consisting of a padlock placed in a sock, common in prison environments.

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