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SLIP, L. labor, to slide.

1. To slide to glide to move along the surface of a thing without bounding, rolling or stepping.
2. To slide not to tread firmly. Walk carefully, lest your foot should slip.
3. TO move or fly out of place usually without as, a bone may slip out of its place.
4. To sneak to slink to depart or withdraw secretly with away. Thus one tradesman slips away to give his partner fairer play.
5. To err to fall into error or fault. One slippeth in his speech, but not from his heart.
6. To glide to pass unexpectedly or imperceptibly. And thrice the flitting shadow slipp'd away.
7. To enter by oversight. An error may slip into a copy, notwithstanding all possible car.
8. To escape insensibly to be lost. Use the most proper methods to retain the ideas you have acquired, for the mind is ready to let many of them slip.

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Dictionary of Words from the King James Bible. Public Domain. Copy freely.
Material presented was supplied by Brandon Staggs and was derived from the KJV Dictionary found on his website located at
The unabridged 1828 version of this dictionary in the SwordSearcher Bible Software.

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Entry for 'Slip'. King James Dictionary.

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