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The Collaborative International Dictionary of English v.0.48:

Slam \Slam\, v. t. [imp. & p. p. Slammed; p. pr. & vb. n. Slamming.] [Of Scand. origin; cf. Icel. slamra, slambra, sl?ma, Norw. slemba, slemma, dial. Sw. sl[aum]mma.] 1. To shut with force and a loud noise; to bang; as, he slammed the door. [1913 Webster] 2. To put in or on some place with force and loud noise; -- usually with down; as, to slam a trunk down on the pavement. [1913 Webster] 3. To strike with some implement with force; hence, to beat or cuff. [Prov. Eng.] [1913 Webster] 4. To strike down; to slaughter. [Prov. Eng.] [1913 Webster] 5. To defeat (opponents at cards) by winning all the tricks of a deal or a hand. --Hoyle. [1913 Webster] To slam to, to shut or close with a slam. "He slammed to the door." --W. D. Howells. [1913 Webster]