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As to his being a sloven in dress, is that what they say about him?
THE ROSE OF OLD ST. LOUISMARY DILLON
She carried a sloven list that brought her port chains under, and she shouldered at her anchor like a drunken man at a post.
WHERE THE PAVEMENT ENDSJOHN RUSSELL
Besides, the appearance of a well-dressed man commands a certain degree of respect which would never be shown to a sloven.
MARTINE'S HAND-BOOK OF ETIQUETTE, AND GUIDE TO TRUE POLITENESSARTHUR MARTINE
A sloven, except on Sundays and courting-days, and then only clean on the outside.
THE KNICKERBOCKER, VOL. 10, NO. 3, SEPTEMBER 1837VARIOUS
He used to be quite a sloven in his dress; you know how very slovenly most American gentlemen are in their dress, at any rate.
INDIAN SUMMERWILLIAM D. HOWELLS
The brightest colors in my box looked dowdy and dim, and I myself felt like an unwashed, unbrushed, unpresentable sloven.
AFTER DARKWILKIE COLLINS
Sloven, sluv′n, n. a man carelessly or dirtily dressed:—fem.
CHAMBERS'S TWENTIETH CENTURY DICTIONARY (PART 4 OF 4: S-Z AND SUPPLEMENTS)VARIOUS
He was lazy and sloven of mornings, and since he had no office to go to he grew more neglectful of his appearance than ever.
WE CAN'T HAVE EVERYTHINGRUPERT HUGHES
I was just finishing breakfast; I hadn't done my hair; if you must know, I was rather a sloven at that time.
THE TOWER OF OBLIVIONOLIVER ONIONS
A woman who was a sloven suddenly develops extreme nicety in her attire.
THE PHYSIOLOGY OF MARRIAGE, COMPLETEHONORE DE BALZAC

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