sluic

sluic
sluic·er;

English syllables. 2014.

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  • sluice —    1. to copulate with    Literally, to flush:     ... she has been sluic d in s absence, And his pond fish d by his next neighbour. (Shakespeare, The Winter s Tale)    This may be a spurious entry based on a single metaphorical use, but it is… …   How not to say what you mean: A dictionary of euphemisms

  • er — er·i·an·thus; er·ic; er·i·ca; er·i·ca·ce·ae; er·i·cad; er·i·ca·les; er·i·ce·tal; er·i·ce·tic·o·lous; er·i·coid; er·i·co·phyte; erig·er·on; er·i·glos·sa; er·ik·ite; er·i·na·ceous; er·i·na·ceus; er·in·ite; er·i·nose; er·i·o·bot·rya;… …   English syllables

  • sluice — [[t]slus[/t]] n. v. sluiced, sluic•ing 1) civ an artificial channel for conducting water, often fitted with a gate(sluice′ gate )at the upper end for regulating the flow 2) civ the body of water held back or controlled by a sluice gate 3) civ a… …   From formal English to slang

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