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Slating (A)

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A slashing review.

“He cut it up root and branch… . He gave it what he technically styled ‘a slatingʹ; and as he threw down his pen … he muttered, ‘I think Iʹve pretty well settled that dunce’s business.”—The World, February 24th, 1892, p. 24.

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Entry taken from Dictionary of Phrase and Fable, edited by the Rev. E. Cobham Brewer, LL.D. and revised in 1895.

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Skylark
Slander, Offence
Slang
Slang
Slap-bang
Slap-dash
Slap-up
Slate
Slate Club (A)
Slate One (To)
Slating (A)
Slave
Sleave
Sleck-stone
Sledge-hammer
Sleep (Anglo-Saxon slæpen)
Sleep like a Top
Sleeper (The)
Sleeping Beauty
Sleepless Hat (A)
Sleepy Hollow