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 for slue
From The Collaborative International Dictionary of English v.0.48 :

  sloo \sloo\ (sl[=oo]), or slue \slue\ (sl[=u]), n.
     A slough; a run or wet place. See 2d Slough, 2.
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From The Collaborative International Dictionary of English v.0.48 :

  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; a hole full of mire.
        --Chaucer.
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              He's here stuck in a slough.          --Milton.
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     2. [Pronounced sl[=oo].] A wet place; a swale; a side channel
        or inlet from a river.
  
     Note: [In this sense local or provincial; also spelt sloo,
           and slue.]
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     Slough grass (Bot.), a name in the Mississippi valley for
        grasses of the genus Muhlenbergia; -- called also drop
        seed, and nimble Will.
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From The Collaborative International Dictionary of English v.0.48 :

  Slue \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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From The Collaborative International Dictionary of English v.0.48 :

  Slue \Slue\, n.
     See Sloough, 2. [Local]
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From The Collaborative International Dictionary of English v.0.48 :

  Slue \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. sn?a 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.
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     2. In general, to turn about; to twist; -- often used
        reflexively and followed by round. [Colloq.]
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              They laughed, and slued themselves round. --Dickens.
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From WordNet (r) 3.0 (2006) :

  slue
      v 1: turn sharply; change direction abruptly; "The car cut to
           the left at the intersection"; "The motorbike veered to the
           right" [syn: swerve, sheer, curve, trend, veer,
           slue, slew, cut]
      2: move obliquely or sideways, usually in an uncontrolled
         manner; "the wheels skidded against the sidewalk" [syn:
         skid, slip, slue, slew, slide]

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