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Etymology 1Edit

From Middle English slaveren, of Scandinavian origin, akin to or derived from Old Norse slafra "to slaver", probably imitative

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VerbEdit

slaver (third-person singular simple present slavers, present participle slavering, simple past and past participle slavered)

  1. (intransitive) To drool saliva from the mouth; to slobber.
  2. (intransitive) To fawn.
  3. (transitive) To smear with saliva issuing from the mouth.
  4. To be besmeared with saliva.
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NounEdit

slaver (uncountable)

  1. saliva running from the mouth; drool
    • Alexander Pope
      Of all mad creatures, if the learned are right, / It is the slaver kills, and not the bite.

Etymology 2Edit

From the verb slave 'enslave, traffic in slaves'

PronunciationEdit

NounEdit

slaver (plural slavers)

  1. a person engaged in the slave trade
  2. white slaver, who sells prostitutes into illegal 'sex slavery'
  3. (nautical) a ship used to transport slaves
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ReferencesEdit

  • slaver” in Douglas Harper, Online Etymology Dictionary, 2001–2017.
  • Webster's Seventh New Collegiate Dictionary, Springfield, Massachusetts, G.&C. Merriam Co., 1967

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DanishEdit

NounEdit

slaver c

  1. Slav

NounEdit

slaver c

  1. plural indefinite of slave

VerbEdit

slaver

  1. present tense of slave

Norwegian BokmålEdit

NounEdit

slaver m

  1. indefinite plural of slave

SwedishEdit

NounEdit

slaver

  1. indefinite plural of slav