Also found in: Dictionary, Thesaurus, Idioms, Encyclopedia.

slink calves, slinks

unborn calves retrieved at the abattoir. Their meat, slink veal, is not authorized for consumption in most countries. Their skins are valuable because they are so fine and clean.
References in periodicals archive ?
I think I will slink off now and hope no-one noticed.
There slinks into the culture an almost imperceptible assumption that the institution knows all the answers (or it would not have become an institution), will always receive business and is entitled to more for what it has accomplished.
JIM Davis's cartoon strip chronicling the exploits of an overweight cat slinks jauntily on to DVD.