sloe » slow

Chiefly in:   slow-eyed , slow gin

Classification: English

Spotted in the wild:

  • Everyone dreams of an island paradise where the bounties of nature hang within easy reach, and if you’re too lazy to reach for them, a slow-eyed siren awaits your slightest wish. The Hana-Maui comes pretty close to the picture…any closer and I’d still be there! (link)
  • Miss Pam suspects foul play from Mr. Wong’s new business partner, the slow-eyed Gary Peterson. (link)
  • Khao San Road is a Grateful Dead show without the music. Slow-eyed people are gliding their way up the street in flowing linen clothing. (link)
  • I’ve read about raisins and gin for arthritis. When I went to the liquor store, they said slow gin is best for this remedy. (link)

Analyzed or reported by:

Sloe is another name for blackthorn (_Prunus spinosa_).

| link | entered by Chris Waigl, 2005/04/04 |


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    Commentary by kenD , 2006/08/22 at 5:06 pm

    and what does “slow-eyed” mean?

  2. 2

    Commentary by Venus As A Boy. , 2006/12/09 at 5:12 am

    I was confused about that too,
    What DOES slow-eyed mean?

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