Definition for SLEET

SLEET, n. [Dan. slud, loose weather, rain and snow together; Ice. sletta.]

  1. A fall of hail or snow and rain together, usually in fine particles. – Dryden.
  2. In gunnery, the part of a mortar passing from the chamber to the trunnions for strengthening that part. – Encyc.

Return to page 161 of the letter “S”.