sling


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Synonyms for sling

Synonyms for sling

to send through the air with a motion of the hand or arm

to fasten or be fastened at one point with no support from below

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a highball with liquor and water with sugar and lemon or lime juice

a plaything consisting of a Y-shaped stick with elastic between the arms

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a shoe that has a strap that wraps around the heel

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a simple weapon consisting of a looped strap in which a projectile is whirled and then released

bandage to support an injured forearm

hurl as if with a sling

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hang loosely or freely

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move with a sling

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hold or carry in a sling

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References in classic literature ?
As he ran he put his hand into his pocket and took out the branched stick from which the sling for shooting squirrels was suspended.
Also, having quarrelled with Clam and broken partnership, Nelson had sailed the Reindeer, his arm in a sling, with a crew of two deep-water sailors, and he had sailed so madly as to frighten them ashore.
But Nelson pulled his bandaged hand, bullet-perforated, out of its sling, and, held by us, wept and roared his Berserker belief that he could lick Soup Kennedy one-handed.
Another phenomenon would now have passed before the observer's eye, and the molecules situated on the plane of the equator, escaping like a stone from a sling of which the cord had suddenly snapped, would have formed around the sun sundry concentric rings resembling that of Saturn.
As the Fox talked thus, Pinocchio noticed that the Cat carried his right paw in a sling.
I guess she won't want to sling hash any more when she sees the pile of dust I've got.
It was necessary to lower the animals to the ground in slings and this work occupied the remainder of the day and half the night.
We had been driven far south - much farther that way than we had meant to go; and suddenly, up there in the slings of the foreyard, in the midst of our work, I felt my shoulder gripped with such force in the carpenter's powerful paw that I positively yelled with unexpected pain.
No one runs so hurriedly to the cover of respectability as the unconventional woman who has exposed herself to the slings and arrows of outraged propriety.
Next day, however, she was awfully tender, and gave out bandages to every one, and they played till bed-time at limping about and carrying their arms in slings.
In the meantime, under the surgeon's directions, some men brought a hurdle, on which others made a thick bed of spare clothes covered with loose straw, while he himself contrived some bandages and slings from shawls and handkerchiefs.
Tenders are invited for Procurement Of Consumable Items For Various Section Of Nigahi Project : Steel hoist rope sling, Size 12mmx 10 Mtrs Sling wire rope Size 10mm x 6 Mtrs
23, 2015 /PRNewswire/ -- Global medical lifting sling market has huge scope and its products are widely adopted across all the geographies.
Put one end of the sling through at the elbow and pull it around to the person''s opposite shoulder.
com/research/97mt2w/medical_lifting) has announced the addition of the "Medical Lifting Sling Market by Product (Transfer, Hammock, Toilet, Seating, Universal, Standing, Bariatric), by Material (Nylon, Padded, Canvas), by Usage Type (Disposable, Reusable), End User (Home, Hospital, Elderly) -Forecast to 2020" report to their offering.