Sloo (?), ∨ Slue (?), n.

A slough; a run or wet place. See 2d Slough, 2.

 

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Slue (?), v. t. [imp. & p. p. Slued (); p. pr. & vb. n. Sluing ().] [Prov. E. slew to turn round, Scot. to lean or incline to a side; cf. Icel. sna to turn, bend.] [Written also slew.]

1. Naut.

To turn about a fixed point, usually the center or axis, as a spar or piece of timber; to turn; -- used also of any heavy body.

2.

In general, to turn about; to twist; -- often used reflexively and followed by round.

[Colloq.]

They laughed, and slued themselves round. Dickens.

 

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Slue, v. i.

To turn about; to turn from the course; to slip or slide and turn from an expected or desired course; -- often followed by round.

 

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Slue, n.

See Slough, 2.

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