Definition for SLAM

SLAM, v.t. [Ice. lema, to strike, Old Eng. lam; Sax. hlemman, to sound.]

  1. To strike with force and noise; to shut with violence; as, to slam a door.
  2. To beat; to cuff. [Local.] – Grose.
  3. To strike down; to slaughter. [Local.]
  4. To win all the tricke in a hand; as we say, to take all at a stroke or dash.

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