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From The Collaborative International Dictionary of English v.0.48 :
Slam \Slam\, v. t. [imp. & p. p. Slammed; p. pr. & vb. n.
Slamming.] [Of Scand. origin; cf. Icel. slamra, slambra,
sl?ma, Norw. slemba, slemma, dial. Sw. sl[aum]mma.]
1. To shut with force and a loud noise; to bang; as, he
slammed the door.
2. To put in or on some place with force and loud noise; --
usually with down; as, to slam a trunk down on the
3. To strike with some implement with force; hence, to beat
or cuff. [Prov. Eng.]
4. To strike down; to slaughter. [Prov. Eng.]
5. To defeat (opponents at cards) by winning all the tricks
of a deal or a hand. --Hoyle.
To slam to, to shut or close with a slam. "He slammed to
the door." --W. D. Howells.
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