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slough  

[1]  
      n  
1    a hollow filled with mud; bog  
2      (North American)  
a    (in the prairies) a large hole where water collects or the water in such a hole  
b    (in the northwest) a sluggish side channel of a river  
c    (on the Pacific coast) a marshy saltwater inlet  
3    despair or degradation  
     (Old English sloh; related to Middle High German sluoche ditch, Swedish slaga swamp)  
  sloughy      adj  
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slough   [2]  
      n  
1    any outer covering that is shed, such as the dead outer layer of the skin of a snake, the cellular debris in a wound, etc.  
2      (Also)    sluff     (Bridge)   a discarded card  
      vb  
3    often foll by: off   to shed (a skin, etc.) or (of a skin, etc.) to be shed  
4      (Also)    sluff     (Bridge)   to discard (a card or cards)  
     (C13: of Germanic origin; compare Middle Low German slu husk, German Schlauch hose, Norwegian slo fleshy part of a horn)  
  sloughy      adj  

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Slough  
      n   an industrial town and unitary authority in SE central England. Pop.: 110708 (1991)  


slough   [1]  
      n  
1    a hollow filled with mud; bog  
2      (North American)  
a    (in the prairies) a large hole where water collects or the water in such a hole  
b    (in the northwest) a sluggish side channel of a river  
c    (on the Pacific coast) a marshy saltwater inlet  
3    despair or degradation  
     (Old English sloh; related to Middle High German sluoche ditch, Swedish slaga swamp)  
  sloughy      adj  
slough   [2]  
      n  
1    any outer covering that is shed, such as the dead outer layer of the skin of a snake, the cellular debris in a wound, etc.  
2      (Also)    sluff     (Bridge)   a discarded card  
      vb  
3    often foll by: off   to shed (a skin, etc.) or (of a skin, etc.) to be shed  
4      (Also)    sluff     (Bridge)   to discard (a card or cards)  
     (C13: of Germanic origin; compare Middle Low German slu husk, German Schlauch hose, Norwegian slo fleshy part of a horn)  
  sloughy      adj  
slough off  
      vb   tr, adv   to cast off (cares, etc.)  

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