Scottish National Dictionary (1700–)

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SLUPPER , n. Also slop(pe)r; sluppra, slopra. A soft sloppy substance (Sh, c.1870 E.D.D.), any wet mess, esp. slush, half-melted snow (Sh. 1908 Jak. (1928). Sh. 1970). [′slʌpər] Sh. 1904 E.D.D.:
I never toght ta cross da vjelt every stramp ta da knee in sluppra.

[Cf. Faer. slupur, a slimy mess, Icel., Norw. dial. slupra, to slobber.]

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