sleet (n.)

c. 1300, slete, either from an unrecorded Old English *slete, *slyte, related to Middle High German sloz, Middle Low German sloten (plural) "hail," from Proto-Germanic *slautjan- (source also of dialectal Norwegian slutr, Danish slud, Swedish sloud "sleet"), from root *slaut-.

sleet (v.)

early 14c., from sleet (n.). Related: Sleeted; sleeting.