slabbed
 adj.— «The people who lost everything were the most victimized. Most eerie was the fact that they invented a word for what happened to them: “slabbed.” “We got slabbed,” they would cry, meaning that the hurricane had destroyed and rendered useless everything they knew, including their homes, leaving nothing but the concrete slab on which the house once sat.» —“Gulf Coast victims struggle on” by A.J. Olesh in Loyola College The Greyhound (Baltimore, Maryland) Mar. 20, 2007. (source: Double-Tongued Dictionary)

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