Definition for SLING

SLING, v.t. [pret. and pp. slung. Sax. slingan; D. slingeren; Sw. slinka, to dangle; Dan. slingrer, to reel. The primary sense seems to be to swing.]

  1. To throw with a sling.
  2. To throw; to hurl. Addison.
  3. To hang so as to swing; as, to sling a pack.
  4. To move or swing by a rope which suspends the thing.

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