Slape
Slape Slape, a. [Icel. sleipr slippery; akin to E. slip.] Slippery; smooth; crafty; hypocritical. [Prov. Eng.] [1913 Webster]

{Slape ale}, plain ale, as opposed to {medicated} or {mixed} ale. [Prov. Eng.] [1913 Webster]


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