1. An untidy woman; a slattern. "Sluts are good enough to make a sloven's porridge." (Old Proverb)

2. A servant girl; a drudge. "Our little girl Susan is a most admirable slut, and pleases us mightly, doing more service than both the others." (Pepys)

3. A female dog; a bitch.

Origin: OE. Slutte; cf. OD. Slodde a slut, Icel. Slottr a heavy, loglike fellow, slota to droop.

(01 Mar 1998)

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