Slick, Sam

Slick, Sam, a clockmaker and pedlar, a character illustrating Yankee peculiarities, and remarkable for his wit, his knowledge of human nature, and his use of “soft sawder,” a creation of Judge Haliburton's (q.v.).

Definition taken from The Nuttall Encyclopædia, edited by the Reverend James Wood (1907)

Sleswick-Holstein * Sligo
Skobeleff, Michael
Skye
Slade, Felix
Slave Coast
Slavonia
Slavs
Slawkenbergius
Sleeping Beauty
Sleipnir
Sleswick-Holstein
Slick, Sam
Sligo
Sloane, Sir Hans
Slöjd
Slop, Doctor
Slough of Despond
Slovaks
Slovenians
Sly, Christopher
Smart, Christopher
Smeaton, John

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Slick, Sam in Brewer’s Dictionary of Phrase & Fable