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Origin and Meaning of Sladd

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Two main etymologies are 1) end, leftovers, same as slatt, 2) from sladda (“to slide, to skid”), related to släde (“a sled, a sleigh”). However, some meanings are a mix of the two: Komma på sladden, sladdbarn, meaning a trailing bonus chance, can refer either to leftovers or to the trailing sled. Compare Low German sladde ("cloth").

Rope's end, the sailor's term, has been used since 1736, coming Low German.

Clod crusher, the farming tool, has been used since 1695, also written slädd, from the verb sladda.

  1. leftovers, remainder
  2. a rope's end
    turbanknop eller ormhufvud nyttjas på af ett tåg för att stoppa det vid ett hål, så att ej kryper ut
    turban knot or snakehead is used at the end of a rope to stop it at a hole, so the end doesn't sneak out
  3. an electrical cable, a cord
  4. an end of a film strip
  5. a trailing bonus chance, an extra
    Bland innehållet märkes för övrigt ett porträttgalleri över Götaverkens gudmödrar, där även en fadder fått komma med på .
    Among the content is also noticed a portrait gallery of the godmothers of Götaverken (ship wharf), where also one godfather was included as a bonus.
  6. a clod crusher, a farming tool
  7. a driveway groomer, a road construction tool for maintaining gravel roads
  8. a skid, a sled-like movement of a wheeled vehicle

Fun Facts about the name Sladd

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Past life for Sladd born Jun 25, 2019

I do not know how you feel about it, but you were a female in your last earthly incarnation. You were born somewhere around the territory of Mexico approximately on 1825. Your profession was medicine man, surgeon, and herbalist.

You had a mind of a scientist, always seeking new explanations. Environment often misunderstood you. Had a respectable knowledge. Magic is everywhere around you, in most usual, most ordinary incidents. Your lesson - to learn magic and to help people to see it clearly. You are a magician!

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