slough

  • 1 Slough — …

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  • 2 Slough — Slough, n. [OE. slogh, slough, AS. sl[=o]h a hollow place; cf. MHG. sl[=u]ch an abyss, gullet, G. schlucken to swallow; also Gael. & Ir. sloc a pit, pool. ditch, Ir. slug to swallow. Gr. ????? to hiccough, to sob.] 1. A place of deep mud or mire; …

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  • 3 Slough — Slough …

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  • 4 Slough — Slough, v. i. [imp. & p. p. {Sloughed}; p. pr. & vb. n. {Sloughing}.] (Med.) To form a slough; to separate in the form of dead matter from the living tissues; often used with off, or away; as, a sloughing ulcer; the dead tissues slough off slowly …

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  • 5 slough — slough1 [sluf] n. [ME slouh, akin to Ger schlauch, a skin, bag < IE base * sleug̑ , to glide, slip > Latvian sl užât, to slide] 1. the skin of a snake, esp. the outer layer that is periodically cast off 2. any castoff layer, covering, etc …

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  • 6 slough|y — slough|y1 «SLOW ee», adjective, slough|i|er, slough|i|est. soft and muddy; full of soft, deep mud; miry: »sloughy creeks. slough|y2 «SLUHF ee», adjective. of dead skin; covered with dead skin or tissue …

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  • 7 Slough — Slough, v. t. To cast off; to discard as refuse. [1913 Webster] New tint the plumage of the birds, And slough decay from grazing herds. Emerson. [1913 Webster] …

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  • 8 Slough — Slough, obs. imp. of {Slee}, to slay. Slew. Chaucer. [1913 Webster] …

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  • 9 Slough — Slough, n. [OE. slugh, slouh; cf. MHG. sl?ch the skin of a serpent, G. schlauch a skin, a leather bag or bottle.] 1. The skin, commonly the cast off skin, of a serpent or of some similar animal. [1913 Webster] 2. (Med.) The dead mass separating… …

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  • 10 Slough — Slough, a. Slow. [Obs.] Chaucer. [1913 Webster] …

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  • 11 slough — Ⅰ. slough [1] ► NOUN 1) a swamp. 2) a situation characterized by lack of progress or activity. DERIVATIVES sloughy adjective. ORIGIN Old English. Ⅱ. slough …

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  • 12 Slough — (spr. Slok), Dorf an der Themse u. an der Eisenbahn von London nach Bath u. Bristol, unweit Windsor in der englischen Grafschaft Buckingham; hier sonst Herschels Sternwarte u. Riesenteleskop …

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  • 13 Slough — (spr. ßlau), Marktstadt in Buckinghamshire (England), 3 km nördlich von Windsor, mit dem Leopoldinstitut (1887, zur Erinnerung an den Herzog von Albany), Ziegelbrennereien, Blumenzucht und (1901) 11,453 Einw. Dabei Upton Park, eine neuentstandene …

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  • 14 Slough — (spr. ßlau), Stadt in der engl. Grafsch. Buckingham, an der Themse, (1901) 11.461 E., Sternwarte …

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  • 15 slough — index denude, jettison Burton s Legal Thesaurus. William C. Burton. 2006 …

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  • 16 Slough —   [slaʊ], Stadt in der County Berkshire, England, westlich von London, 110 700 Einwohner; Leichtindustrie; Wohnstadt.   …

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  • 17 slough — vb *discard, cast, shed, molt, scrap, junk …

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  • 18 slough — The noun meaning ‘bog or swamp’ is pronounced to rhyme with now. The separate word (noun and verb) to do with an animal s skin is pronounced to rhyme with stuff. In AmE, the first noun is often written slew and pronounced sloo …

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  • 19 Slough — infobox UK place country = England official name= Slough latitude= 51.51 longitude= 0.593056 static static image caption= The Brunel bus station statistic=119,070 (2001) statistic title = Population borough statistic1=122,000 (2006) statistic… …

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  • 20 Slough — Borough of Slough The Slough Trading Estate Koordinate …

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