sling

All Noun Verb
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  • He made one more effort; he put the last stone in his sling. Cited from The Zeit-Geist, by Lily Dougall
  • Frank took them, without a word, and slung them over his own back. Cited from None Other Gods, by Robert Hugh Benson
  • He kept the subject in a sling for six weeks and then allowed six months rest. Cited from Lameness of the Horse, by John Victor Lacroix
  • He caught her by the left arm to sling her out of the way. Cited from The Terrible Twins, by Edgar Jepson
  • Its low-slung design was necessary so that the boat could get under the low railway bridge.
  • Noble performed his shows over the following weeks with his arm in a sling.
  • It is then run through the sling from the right side of same. Cited from The Plattsburg Manual, by O.O. Ellis and E.B. Garey
  • I asked him, for my wounded arm was still supported by a sling. Cited from In the Shadow of Death, by P. H. Kritzinger and R. D. McDonald
  • Part or all of this charge could be placed against a structure or slung into an opening.
  • They are either held in the right hand or slung over the shoulder. Cited from Unknown Mexico, Volume 1 (of 2), by Carl Lumholtz
  • If a chief did not like to walk around much, he would be carried in a sling.
  • At the same time, it would still be some time before either could take their arms from their slings. Cited from For Name and Fame, by G. A. Henty
  • When the sun goes down these are to be seen slung across the shoulders instead. Cited from Life in Morocco and Glimpses Beyond, by Budgett Meakin
  • I got out what looked like a big camera case and slung it over my shoulder. Cited from Four-Day Planet, by Henry Beam Piper
  • The other was a young man, of about twenty-two years, his left arm in a sling. Cited from Andy at Yale, by Roy Eliot Stokes
  • With their guns slung over their shoulders, they walk away side-by-side along the road.
  • I never heard another lad sling words in the noble fashion you do. Cited from The Sun Of Quebec, by Joseph A. Altsheler
  • His own hand had gone its swift way to the gun slung under his coat. Cited from Daughter of the Sun, by Jackson Gregory
  • They taught him about Manchester and he taught them how to use a sling.
  • The rope is passed through the sling, which remains left behind after use.
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Meaning of sling

  • noun A highball with liquor and water with sugar and lemon or lime juice
  • noun A simple weapon consisting of a looped strap in which a projectile is whirled and then released
  • noun Bandage to support an injured forearm; consisting of a wide triangular piece of cloth hanging from around the neck
  • verb Hurl as if with a sling
  • verb Hang loosely or freely; let swing
  • verb Move with a sling
    sling the cargo onto the ship
  • verb Hold or carry in a sling
    he cannot button his shirt with his slinged arm