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Definitions of sling
v. t. - An instrument for throwing stones or other missiles, consisting of a short strap with two strings fastened to its ends, or with a string fastened to one end and a light stick to the other. The missile being lodged in a hole in the strap, the ends of the string are taken in the hand, and the whole whirled rapidly round until, by loosing one end, the missile is let fly with centrifugal force. 2
v. t. - The act or motion of hurling as with a sling; a throw; figuratively, a stroke. 2
v. t. - A contrivance for sustaining anything by suspension 2
v. t. - A kind of hanging bandage put around the neck, in which a wounded arm or hand is supported. 2
v. t. - A loop of rope, or a rope or chain with hooks, for suspending a barrel, bale, or other heavy object, in hoisting or lowering. 2
v. t. - A strap attached to a firearm, for suspending it from the shoulder. 2
v. t. - A band of rope or iron for securing a yard to a mast; -- chiefly in the plural. 2
v. t. - To throw with a sling. 2
v. t. - To throw; to hurl; to cast. 2
v. t. - To hang so as to swing; as, to sling a pack. 2
v. t. - To pass a rope round, as a cask, gun, etc., preparatory to attaching a hoisting or lowering tackle. 2
n. - A drink composed of spirit (usually gin) and water sweetened. 2

The word "sling" uses 5 letters: G I L N S.

Direct anagrams of sling:
  lings

Words formed by adding one letter before or after sling (in bold), or to gilns in any order:
a -   algins   aligns   lasing   liangs   ligans   lingas   signal   c -   clings   e -   ingles   single   f -   flings   i -   isling   o -   losing   soling   s -   slings   t -   glints   u -   lungis   sluing   y -   lyings   lysing   singly  

Shorter words found within sling:
gin   gins   in   ins   is   li   lin   ling   lins   lis   nil   nils   si   sign   sin   sing  

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