Slab"ber, n. Spittle; saliva;
Slab"ber, v. t. 1.
To wet and foul spittle, or as if with spittle.
He slabbered me over, from cheek to cheek, with
his great tongue. Arbuthnot.
2. To spill liquid upon; to smear carelessly;
to spill, as liquid foed or drink, in careless eating or
The milk pan and cream pot so slabbered and
That butter is wanting and cheese is half lost.
Slab"ber (?), v. i. [imp. & p.
p. Slabbered (?); p. pr. & vb. n.
Slabbering.] [OE. slaberen; akin to LG. & D.
slabbern, G. schlabbern, LG. & D. slabben, G.
schlabben, Icel. slafra. Cf. Slaver,
Slobber, Slubber.] To let saliva or some liquid
fall from the mouth carelessly, like a child or an idiot; to drivel;
to drool. [Written also slaver, and slobber.]
Slab"ber (?), n. [See 1st Slab.]
(Mach.) (a) A saw for cutting slabs from
logs. (b) A slabbing machine.