slain

 /sleɪn/

For the verb: "to slay"

Simple Past: slew
Past Participle: slain

WordReference Random House Learner's Dictionary of American English © 2014
slain /sleɪn/USA pronunciation  v. 

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Collins Concise English Dictionary © HarperCollins Publishers::

slain /sleɪn/ vb
  1. the past participle of slay



slay /sleɪ/ vb (slays, slaying, slew, slain)(transitive)
  1. archaic or literary to kill, esp violently
  2. slang to impress (someone) sexually
Etymology: Old English slēan; related to Old Norse slā, Gothic, Old High German slahan to strike, Old Irish slacaim I beat

ˈslayer n



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