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The Collaborative International Dictionary of English v.0.48:

Slipper \Slip"per\, n. 1. One who, or that which, slips. [1913 Webster] 2. A kind of light shoe, which may be slipped on with ease, and worn in undress; a slipshoe. [1913 Webster] 3. A kind of apron or pinafore for children. [1913 Webster] 4. A kind of brake or shoe for a wagon wheel. [1913 Webster] 5. (Mach.) A piece, usually a plate, applied to a sliding piece, to receive wear and afford a means of adjustment; -- also called shoe, and gib. [1913 Webster] Slipper animalcule (Zool.), a ciliated infusorian of the genus Paramecium. Slipper flower.(Bot.) Slipperwort. Slipper limpet, or Slipper shell (Zool.), a boat shell. [1913 Webster]