slue

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English[edit]

Alternative forms[edit]

  • (mostly British) slew

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slue (third-person singular simple present slues, present participle sluing, simple past and past participle slued)

  1. (transitive, nautical) To rotate something on an axis.
  2. (transitive) To turn something sharply.
    • Charles Dickens
      They laughed, and slued themselves round.
  3. (intransitive) To rotate on an axis; to pivot.
  4. (intransitive) To slide off course; to skid.

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Noun[edit]

slue (plural slues)

  1. The act of sluing or the place to which something has slued.
  2. A slough; a run or wet place.

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