sloper
noun see slope II

New Collegiate Dictionary. 2001.

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  • Sloper — This name derives from the Medieval English slop(e) meaning a slop, outer garment or tunic, plus the agent suffix er (one who does or works with something), and was originally given as an occupational name to a maker or seller of these garments.… …   Surnames reference

  • sloper — /sloh peuhr/, n. 1. a person or thing that slopes. 2. Tailoring. a basic pattern developed on paper by drafting or in cloth by draping, but with seam allowances omitted, used as a tool to create other patterns. [SLOPE + ER1] * * * …   Universalium

  • sloper — noun A climbing hold that has a smooth surface and sloping shape, making it difficult to hold …   Wiktionary

  • sloper — slop·er …   English syllables

  • sloper — A colloquial term for an inclined engine …   Dictionary of automotive terms

  • sloper — pə(r) noun ( s) Etymology: slope (III) + er 1. : one that slopes: as a. : a device for shaping the slopes of a railroad embankment …   Useful english dictionary

  • Ally Sloper's Half Holiday — is a British comic, first published on 3 May 1884. It has a legitimate claim to being the first comic magazine named after and featuring a regular character. Star Ally Sloper, a blustery, lazy schemer often found sloping through alleys to avoid… …   Wikipedia

  • Ally Sloper — Alexander Ally Sloper is one of the earliest fictional comic strip characters. Red nosed and blustery, an archetypal lazy schemer often found sloping through alleys to avoid his landlord and other creditors, he was created for the British… …   Wikipedia

  • Jack Sloper — Liste des personnages de l’univers de Harry Potter Cet article est une liste référençant les personnages de l univers de Harry Potter. Les personnages principaux peuvent être identifiés dans les articles suivants : Harry Potter Ron Weasley… …   Wikipédia en Français

  • Slaper's [Sloper's?] Lane —    In the parish of St. Bartholomew the Less, 1316 17 (Ct. H.W. I. 269).    Not further identified …   Dictionary of London

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