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Slade

slang A shortening of "Escalade," a Cadillac sport utility vehicle often seen as a status symbol. Sometimes spelled with an apostrophe. The dude spends more money on his Slade than he does on rent each month. Everyone's head turned when she rocked up to the house in a brand new 'Slade.

Slade

n. a Caddy Escalade. (Streets.) That’s no ghetto sled, that’s a Slade.
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"I've been waiting for it like it's Christmas Day," Slade said of the launch.
In an interview for the Canadian Mining Hall of Fame, Slade said, "My objective was to be a shift boss, make $10,000 a year and be as well liked as my dad."
When the officers went to investigate they wereconfronted by two masked man - Slade ran off, while his associate Jonathan Norris "charged" at the PCSOs armed with a crow bar.
Slade had been in charge of 10 different clubs prior to his arrival at Coventry City including spells at Cardiff, Brighton and Hove Albion, and Charlton Athletic.
The author of "The Huntsman" and "No Time to Kill" newest novel "Kill Slade - A John Slade Western," tells of Texas Ranger John Slade, who in 1881, witnesses the tragic death of his wife at the hands of outlaws, and himself left dying beside his wife.
At the beginning of the 1980s, Slade were invited to appear at the Reading Rock Festival, kindling new interest from a whole new audience.
On November 3, like many other acts of the era, Slade opened their 20-date 1972 tour in front of the enthusiastic raucous music fans of Newcastle.
The man currently regarded as head coach, Paul Trollope, has impressed many since being brought in by Slade, indeed there were times when, if Cardiff did put in a good performance and get a result, the credit was often handed to Trollope rather than given to Slade himself.
After 19 months in charge, as he wiped a tear from his eye, how will Slade's time as boss be remembered?
The Bluebirds' decision-makers are seeking a younger manager than Slade to freshen up Cardiff's playing style and tactics in tune with the modern game, although it has been stressed that the club are ready to take their time over an appointment.
The acquisition of Perkins Slade will establish a strong Birmingham presence for Howden, who described the city as "an extremely important market".
RUSSELL SLADE spent his youth revelling in Nottingham Forest's glory days - but is keen to make sure his boyhood club have nothing to celebrate against Cardiff today.
HENRY SLADE is backing jelly babies to boost his England debut against the Barbarians today.
Harlequins Exeter 21 32 HENRY SLADE booted Quins into touch with a 27-point solo show.