Slide. n.s. [from the verb.]
- Smooth and easy passage.
We have some slides or relishes of the voice or strings, continued without notes, from one to another, rising or falling, which are delightful. Bacon's Natural History.
Kings that have able men of their nobility shall find ease in employing them, and a better slide into their business; for people naturally bend to them. Bacon.
- Flow; even course.
There be, whose fortunes are like Homer's verses, that have a slide and easiness more than the verses of other poets. Bac.