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From: Webster's Revised Unabridged Dictionary (1913)

 Slur v. t. [imp. & p. p. Slurred p. pr. & vb. n. Slurring ]
 1. To soil; to sully; to contaminate; to disgrace.
 2. To disparage; to traduce.
 3. To cover over; to disguise; to conceal; to pass over lightly or with little notice.
    With periods, points, and tropes, he slurs his crimes.   --Dryden.
 4. To cheat, as by sliding a die; to trick. [R.]
    To slur men of what they fought for.   --Hudibras.
 5. To pronounce indistinctly; as, to slur syllables; to slur one's words.
 6. Mus. To sing or perform in a smooth, gliding style; to connect smoothly in performing, as several notes or tones.
 7. Print. To blur or double, as an impression from type; to mackle.

From: Webster's Revised Unabridged Dictionary (1913)

 Slurred a. Mus. Marked with a slur; performed in a smooth, gliding style, like notes marked with a slur.
 

From: WordNet (r) 2.0

 slur
      n 1: (music) a curved line spanning notes that are to be played
           legato
      2: a disparaging remark; "in the 19th century any reference to
         female sexuality was considered a vile aspersion"; "it is
         difficult for a woman to understand a man's sensitivity to
         any slur on his virility" [syn: aspersion]
      3: a blemish made by dirt; "he had a smudge on his cheek" [syn:
          smudge, spot, blot, daub, smear, smirch]
      v 1: play smoothly or legato; "the pianist slurred the most
           beautiful passage in the sonata"
      2: speak disparagingly of; e.g., make a racial slur; "your
         comments are slurring your co-workers"
      3: utter indistinctly
      4: become vague or indistinct; "The distinction between the two
         theories blurred" [syn: blur, dim] [ant: focus]
      [also: slurring, slurred]

From: WordNet (r) 2.0

 slurred
      adj : spoken as if with a thick tongue; "the thick speech of a
            drunkard"; "his words were slurred" [syn: thick]

From: WordNet (r) 2.0

 slurred
      See slur