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slay

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Etymology

Old English slēan

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Verb

Infinitive
to slay

Third person singular
slays

Simple past
slew

Past participle
slain

Present participle
slaying

to slay (third-person singular simple present slays, present participle slaying, simple past slew, past participle slain)
  1. To kill, murder.
  2. (idiomatic) To defeat, overcome

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