Slab"ber (?), v. i. [imp. & p. p. Slabbered (?); p. pr. & vb. n. Slabbering.] [OE. slaberen; akin to LG. & D. slabbern, G. schlabbern, LG. & D. slabben, G. schlabben, Icel. slafra. Cf. Slaver, Slobber, Slubber.]

To let saliva or some liquid fall from the mouth carelessly, like a child or an idiot; to drivel; to drool.

[Written also slaver, and slobber.]


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Slab"ber, v. t.


To wet and foul spittle, or as if with spittle.

He slabbered me over, from cheek to cheek, with his great tongue. Arbuthnot.


To spill liquid upon; to smear carelessly; to spill, as liquid foed or drink, in careless eating or drinking.

The milk pan and cream pot so slabbered and tost That butter is wanting and cheese is half lost. Tusser.


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Slab"ber, n.

Spittle; saliva; slaver.


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Slab"ber (?), n. [See 1st Slab.] Mach. (a)

A saw for cutting slabs from logs.


A slabbing machine.


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