Slink is the Codename For Debian GNU/Linux stable release 2.1. It's named after a character from Toy Story, like all other Debian codenames.

Slink (?), v. t. [imp. Slunk (?), Archaic Slank (); p. p. Slunk; p. pr. & vb. n. Slinking.] [AS. slincan; probably akin to G. schleichen, E. sleek. See Sleek, a.]

1.

To creep away meanly; to steal away; to sneak.

"To slink away and hide."

Tale of Beryn.

Back to the thicket slunk The guilty serpent. Milton.

There were some few who slank obliquely from them as they passed. Landor.

2.

To miscarry; -- said of female beasts.

 

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Slink, v. t.

To cast prematurely; -- said of female beasts; as, a cow that slinks her calf.

 

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Slink, a.

1.

Produced prematurely; as, a slink calf.

2.

Thin; lean.

[Scot.]

 

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Slink, n.

1.

The young of a beast brought forth prematurely, esp. a calf brought forth before its time.

2.

A thievish fellow; a sneak.

[Prov. Eng. & Scot.]

 

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