"Behind them two old slindgers in overcoats and pulled-down Donegal caps, all mufflers and canes and awkward knees..." --E. Annie Proulx, The Shipping News
"Slindger, see slinger." "Slinger, noun, also slindger... Sleenger, 'lounger.' An idler, truant from work. 1924 England 179: An' now about this slindgin'. Go alang an' take down the names o' the sick men an' the slindgers..." --Dictionary of Newfoundland English, 2nd ed.