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Synonyms for slug

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a unit of mass equal to the mass that accelerates at 1 foot/sec/sec when acted upon by a force of 1 pound

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a counterfeit coin

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an idle slothful person

an amount of an alcoholic drink (usually liquor) that is poured or gulped

a strip of type metal used for spacing

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any of various terrestrial gastropods having an elongated slimy body and no external shell

strike heavily, especially with the fist or a bat

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The randy Spanish species, called Arion vulgaris, has been mating with slugs here, producing six-inch monsters.
These conditions allowed slugs to thrive in warm but wet conditions, with rain falling every other day on average throughout the spring period.
But a slug is a slug is a slug, although there is some difference between firing a 300- or 350-grain sabot load (essentially a bullet) and a 1- or 1-1/8-ounce slug.
When it's hot and dry they will hibernate, but because of the weather, we have seen 11 months of slug and snail activity in the UK, whereas it used to be around seven.
Two large, warty species of roundbacked slug, the Arion Vulgaris and the Arion Empiricorum, were found in the east of England.
They provide the perfect hiding places for slugs in the daytime.
Each slug plunges it like a syringe into the area around the other's eyes, Lange and her colleagues report November 13 in the Proceedings of the Royal Society B.
Contrary to reports, slug pellets will kill Spanish slugs but because of their voracious appetite they will eat a lot of slug pellets before they die, he notes.
Petersen's HUNTING Associate Editor David Faubion used the slug pictured here to take a good, mature Illinois buck.
There is no reason that the devastating penetration of the 12-gauge slug should not work well on African game.
The copper contains a minute electrical charge to deter the slug or snail.
I finished it by saying measuring a slug _from a barrel with an odd number of grooves is more difficult because the grooves don't oppose one another.
The best of today's slugs and slug guns can de liver accuracy as good as many ordinary hunting rifles out to 100 yards, 150 yards, and even beyond.