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English → English (WordNet) Definition: slough slough n 1: necrotic tissue; a mortified or gangrenous part or mass [syn: gangrene, sphacelus] 2: a hollow filled with mud 3: a stagnant swamp (especially as part of a bayou) 4: any outer covering that can be shed or cast off (such as the cast-off skin of a snake) slough v : cast off hair, skin, horn, or feathers; “out dog sheds every Spring” [syn: shed, molt, exuviate, moult]
English → English (gcide) Definition: Slough Slough \Slough\, obs. imp. of Slee, to slay. Slew. --Chaucer. [1913 Webster] 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 from a foul sore; the dead part which separates from the living tissue in mortification. [1913 Webster] 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. [1913 Webster] 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] Slough \Slough\, a. Slow. [Obs.] --Chaucer. [1913 Webster] 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. [1913 Webster] He's here stuck in a slough. --Milton. [1913 Webster] 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.] [1913 Webster] Slough grass (Bot.), a name in the Mississippi valley for grasses of the genus Muhlenbergia; -- called also drop seed , and nimble Will. [1913 Webster]

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