slue

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English[edit]

Alternative forms[edit]

  • (mostly British) slew

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Verb[edit]

slue ‎(third-person singular simple present slues, present participle sluing or slueing, 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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