Slavering
Slaver Slav"er, v. i. [imp. & p. p. {Slavered}; p. pr. & vb. n. {Slavering}.] [Cf. Icel. slafra. See {Slabber}.] 1. To suffer spittle, etc., to run from the mouth. [1913 Webster]

2. To be besmeared with saliva. --Shak. [1913 Webster]


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