To slip on
Slip Slip, v. t. 1. To cause to move smoothly and quickly; to slide; to convey gently or secretly. [1913 Webster]

He tried to slip a powder into her drink. --Arbuthnot. [1913 Webster]

2. To omit; to loose by negligence. [1913 Webster]

And slip no advantage That my secure you. --B. Jonson. [1913 Webster]

3. To cut slips from; to cut; to take off; to make a slip or slips of; as, to slip a piece of cloth or paper. [1913 Webster]

The branches also may be slipped and planted. --Mortimer. [1913 Webster]

4. To let loose in pursuit of game, as a greyhound. [1913 Webster]

Lucento slipped me like his greyhound. --Shak. [1913 Webster]

5. To cause to slip or slide off, or out of place; as, a horse slips his bridle; a dog slips his collar. [1913 Webster]

6. To bring forth (young) prematurely; to slink. [1913 Webster]

{To slip a cable}. (Naut.) See under {Cable}.

{To slip off}, to take off quickly; as, to slip off a coat.

{To slip on}, to put on in haste or loosely; as, to slip on a gown or coat. [1913 Webster]


The Collaborative International Dictionary of English. 2000.

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