Definitions
slunk Tweet Definition of slunk Like Definition of slunk on Facebook
noun 
  1. an animal, especially a calf, born prematurely or abortively
  • 1959: Then I met a great guy, Placenta Juan the Afterbirth Tycoon. Made his in slunks during the war. (Slunks are underage calves trailing afterbirths and bacteria, generally in an unsanitary and unfit condition.) " William Burrough, Naked Lunch
  • 2001: Calf heads were tanned from yearling calves less than a year in age. Slunk skins were tanned from unborn calfskins which, gruesome as it sounds, were often by products of the cow slaughtering process. " The Making of a Drum Company, ed. Rob Cook (Hal Leonard 2001, p.53)
  • Etymology: From an allusive sense of slink, meaning "bring forth young prematurely".


    Supplemental Details:Sponsor an extended definition for slunk for as little as $10 per month. Click here to contact us.

         
      

     Find:
      Words Starting With:
      Words Ending With:
      Words Containing:
      Words That Match:

     
     Translate Into:
      
    Dutch   French   German
      
    Italian   Spanish
        Show results per page.

    Browse the Dictionary
    A B C D E F G H I J K L M N O P Q R S T U V W X Y Z

       
    Dictionary content provided from Wiktionary.org under the GNU Free Documentation License
    Allwords Copyright 1998-2019 All rights reserved.