slaw
noun Date: 1861 coleslaw

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  • Slaw — Slaw, Slawen Slaw en, obs. p. p. of {Slee}, to slay. [1913 Webster] With a sword drawn out he would have slaw himself. Wyclif (Acts xvi. 27.) [1913 Webster] …   The Collaborative International Dictionary of English

  • Slaw — Slaw, n. [D. sla, contr. fr. salade, OD. salaet, salad. See {Salad}.] Sliced cabbage served as a salad, cooked or uncooked. [1913 Webster] …   The Collaborative International Dictionary of English

  • slaw- — *slaw germ., Verb: nhd. schweigen; ne. be (Verb) silent; Rekontruktionsbasis: got., ae., lat. ahd.?; Etymologie: idg.?, Etymologie dunkel; …   Germanisches Wörterbuch

  • slaw — /slaw/, n. coleslaw. [1860 65, Amer.; < D sla, short for salade SALAD] * * * …   Universalium

  • slaw — [slo: US slo:] n [U] AmE ↑coleslaw …   Dictionary of contemporary English

  • slaw — [ slɔ ] noun uncount AMERICAN COLESLAW …   Usage of the words and phrases in modern English

  • slaw — sliced cabbage, 1794, from Du. sla, short for salade, from Fr. salade (see SALAD (Cf. salad)) …   Etymology dictionary

  • slaw — ☆ slaw [slô ] n. short for COLESLAW …   English World dictionary

  • slaw — cold·slaw; cole·slaw; si·u·slaw; slaw; …   English syllables

  • slaw — Synonyms and related words: Caesar salad, Jell O salad, Waldorf salad, ambrosia, aspic, chef salad, cole slaw, combination salad, crab Louis, fruit salad, green salad, herring salad, macaroni salad, potato salad, salad, salade, salmagundi, tossed …   Moby Thesaurus

  • slaw — [[t]slɔ͟ː[/t]] N UNCOUNT Slaw is a salad of chopped raw carrot, onions, cabbage and other vegetables in mayonnaise. [mainly AM] (in BRIT, usually use coleslaw) …   English dictionary

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