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Slot (?), n. [LG. & D. slot a lock, from a verb meaning to close., to shut, D. sluiten; akin to G. schliessen, OHG. sliozan, OFries. slta, and probably to L. claudere. Cf. Close, Sluice.]

1.

A broad, flat, wooden bar; a slat or sloat.

2.

A bolt or bar for fastening a door.

[Prov. Eng.]

3.

A narrow depression, perforation, or aperture; esp., one for the reception of a piece fitting or sliding in it.

 

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Slot (?), v. t. [See Slot a bar.]

To shut with violence; to slam; as, to slot a door.

[Obs. or Prov. Eng.]

 

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Slot, n. [Cf. Icel. sl, and E. sleuth.]

The track of a deer; hence, a track of any kind.

Milton.

As a bloodhound follows the slot of a hurt deer. Sir W. Scott.

 

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