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Pronunciation : Slot
Part of Speech : n.
Etymology : [LG. & D. slot a lock, from a verb meaning to close., to shut, D. sluiten; akin to G. schliessen, OHG. sliozan, OFries. sl, and probably to L. claudere. Cf. Close, Sluice.]
Definition : 1. A broad, flat, wooden bar; a slat or sloat.

2. A bolt or bar for fastening a door. [Prov. Eng.]

3. A narrow depression, perforation, or aperture; esp., one for the reception of a piece fitting or sliding in it.
Source : Webster's Unabridged Dictionary, 1913

Pronunciation : Slot
Part of Speech : v.
Etymology : [See Slot a bar.]
Definition : Defn: To shut with violence; to slam; as, to slot a door. [Obs. or Prov. Eng.]

t.
Source : Webster's Unabridged Dictionary, 1913

Pronunciation : Slot
Part of Speech : n.
Etymology : [Cf. Icel. sl, and E. sleuth.]
Definition : Defn: The track of a deer; hence, a track of any kind. Milton. As a bloodhound follows the slot of a hurt deer. Sir W. Scott.
Source : Webster's Unabridged Dictionary, 1913

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