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noun 
  1. The impurity, impurities which result and are separated out when melting a metal or refine, refining it from its ore; also, vitrify, vitrified cinders.
  2. The scoria of a volcano.
  3. (context, UK, AU, pejorative) A woman (sometimes a man) who has loose morals relating to sex.
verb (slags, slagging, slagged, slagged)
  1. (transitive) To make slag.
  2. (transitive) To talk badly about someone; to denigrate someone.
Etymology: (term, slagg, lang=sv), or (MLG.) (term, slacke), whence (term, schlacke, lang=de); originally, perhaps, the splinters struck off from the metal by hammering.


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