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First published 1971 (SND Vol. VIII).
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SLEEK, n.4 An altered form of sleet, also found in Eng. dial. (Fif. 1825 Jam.). Hence sleekie, -y, adj.Fif. 1825 Jam.:
A sleeky day, a day in which there falls a considerable quantity of rain mixed with snow.

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