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" slithy' means 'lithe and slimy.' 'Lithe' is the same as 'active.' You see it's like a portmanteau— there are two meanings packed up into one word. "
Notes and Queries - Página 191
1888
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1906
...DtJMPTY in his exegesis of "Jabberwocky:> says : "Well, 'slithy' means 'lithe and slimy' You see, it's like a portmanteau— there are two meanings packed up into one word" ; and later: "Well, then, 'ruirasy' is 'flimsy and miserable1 (there's another portmanteau for you)." Unhappily,...
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Notes and Queries

1888
...was in everybody's mouth, this question would not have been asked. See Through the Looking-Glass,' p. 126 : "Slithy means lithe and slimy — you see...words see ' The Hunting of the Snark,' preface, px 0. FS WARRES, MA Foleehill Hall, Coventry. [Many contributors are thanked for replies to the same effect.]...
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Notes and Queries

1906
...his exegesis of " Jabberwocky" says : " Well, 'slithy ' means lithe and slimy' ...... You see, it's like a portmanteau— there are two meanings packed up into one word " ; and later : "Well, then, 'mimsy' is 'flimsy and miserable' (there's another portmanteau for you)." Unhappily,...
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Through the Looking-glass and what Alice Found There

Lewis Carroll - 1893 - 224 páginas
...: " and 'tlithy'?" " Well ' slithy ' means ' lithe and slimy.' ' Lithe ' is the same as ' active.' You see it 's like a portmanteau — there are two meanings packed up into one word." " I see it now," Alice remarked thoughtfully : "and what are ' toves ' ? " " Well, ' toves ' are something...
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Through the Looking Glass and What Alice Found There

Lewis Carroll - 1897 - 209 páginas
...slithy'?" "Well, ' slithy' means 'lithe and slimy. ' Lithe * is the same as ' active.' You see it's like a portmanteau— there are two meanings packed up into one word." " I see it now," Alice remarked thoughtfully : "and what are 'toves'?" " Well, ' toves' are something...
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Through the Looking Glass: And what Alice Found There

Lewis Carroll - 1897 - 209 páginas
...•stithy'? " "Well, 'slithy' means 'lithe and slimy. ' Lithe ' is the same as ' active.' You see it's like a portmanteau — there are two meanings packed up into one word." " I see it now," Alice remarked thoughtfully : " and what are ' toves '?" " Well, ' toves ' are something...
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International Clinics: A Quarterly of Clinical Lectures

1900
...Humpty Dumpty explain to Alice the meaning of what he calls a " portmanteau" word. It is, he says, " like a portmanteau ; there are two meanings packed up into one word." In the literature of surgery we are constantly coming across what similarly I may call " portmanteau"...
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International Clinics: A Quarterly of Clinical Lectures

1900
...Humpty Dumpty explain to Alice the meaning of what he calls a " portmanteau" word. It is, he says, " like a portmanteau ; there are two meanings packed up into one word." In the literature of surgery we are constantly coming across what similarly I may call " portmanteau"...
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Fairyland and fancy

Frederick Brigham De Berard - 1902
..."and 'slithy?'" "Well, 'slithy' means lithe and slimy. 'Lithe' is the same as 'active.' You see it's like a portmanteau— there are two meanings packed up into one word." "I see it now," Alice remarked, thoughtfully; "and what are 'toves'?" "Well, 'toves' are something...
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Fairyland and fancy

Frederick Brigham De Berard - 1905
..."and 'slithy?'" "Well, 'slithy' means lithe and slimy. 'Lithe' is the same as 'active.' You see it's like a portmanteau — there are two meanings packed up into one word." "I see it now," Alice remarked, thoughtfully; "and what are 'toves' ?" "Well, 'toves' are something...
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