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Slam


SLAM, verb transitive

1. To strike with force and noise; to shut against; a violent shutting of a door.

2. To beat; to cuff.

3. To strike down; to slaughter.

4. To win all the tricks in a hand; as we say, to take all at a stroke or dash.

SLAM, noun

1. A violent driving and dashing against; a violent shutting of a door.

2. Defeat at cards, or the winning of all the tricks.

3. The refuse of alum-works; used in Yorkshire as a manure, with sea weed and lime.