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From: DICT.TW English-Chinese Dictionary 英漢字典

 slug /ˈslʌg/

From: Webster's Revised Unabridged Dictionary (1913)

 Slug n.
 1. A drone; a slow, lazy fellow; a sluggard.
 2. A hindrance; an obstruction. [Obs.]
 3. Zool. Any one of numerous species of terrestrial pulmonate mollusks belonging to Limax and several related genera, in which the shell is either small and concealed in the mantle, or altogether wanting. They are closely allied to the land snails.
 4. Zool. Any smooth, soft larva of a sawfly or moth which creeps like a mollusk; as, the pear slug; rose slug.
 5. A ship that sails slowly. [Obs.]
    His rendezvous for his fleet, and for all slugs to come to, should be between Calais and Dover.   --Pepys.
 6.  An irregularly shaped piece of metal, used as a missile for a gun.
 7. Print. A thick strip of metal less than type high, and as long as the width of a column or a page, -- used in spacing out pages and to separate display lines, etc.
 Sea slug. Zool. (a) Any nudibranch mollusk. (b) A holothurian.
 Slug caterpillar. Same as Slugworm.

From: Webster's Revised Unabridged Dictionary (1913)

 Slug, v. i. To move slowly; to lie idle. [Obs.]
    To slug in sloth and sensual delight.   --Spenser.

From: Webster's Revised Unabridged Dictionary (1913)

 Slug, v. t. To make sluggish. [Obs.]

From: Webster's Revised Unabridged Dictionary (1913)

 Slug, v. t. [imp. & p. p. Slugged p. pr. & vb. n. Slugging ]
 1. To load with a slug or slugs; as, to slug a gun.
 2. To strike heavily. [Cant or Slang]

From: Webster's Revised Unabridged Dictionary (1913)

 Slug, v. i. To become reduced in diameter, or changed in shape, by passing from a larger to a smaller part of the bore of the barrel; -- said of a bullet when fired from a gun, pistol, or other firearm.

From: WordNet (r) 2.0

      n 1: a projectile that is fired from a gun [syn: bullet]
      2: an idle slothful person [syn: sluggard]
      3: any of various terrestrial gastropods having an elongated
         slimy body and no external shell
      v 1: strike heavily, especially with the fist or a bat; "He
           slugged me so hard that I passed out" [syn: slog, swig]
      2: be idle; exist in a changeless situation; "The old man sat
         and stagnated on his porch"; "He slugged in bed all
         morning" [syn: idle, laze, stagnate] [ant: work]
      [also: slugging, slugged]