sling

Part of speech: noun

Slinger.

Part of speech: verb

To fling from a sling; hurl.

Part of speech: verb

To hang up, as in a sling.

Part of speech: noun

A strap with a string at each end, for hurling a stone or other missile; a sudden throw.

Part of speech: noun

A device for suspending or hoisting something.

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Usage examples "sling":

  1. The man who had performed the ceremony of the stone and sling came with us. - "A General History and Collection of Voyages and Travels, Volume 16", Robert Kerr.
  2. He now determined to make a canvas case and sling it round his neck. - "The History of Little Peter, the Ship Boy", W.H.G. Kingston.
  3. " No go," remarked Nikel Sling sadly. - "The Red Eric", R.M. Ballantyne.