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Pronunciation : Slue
Part of Speech : v.
Etymology : [Prov. E. slew to turn round, Scot. to lean or incline to a side; cf. Icel. sn to turn, bend.] [Written also slew.]
Definition : 1. (Naut.)

Defn: 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.

2. In general, to turn about; to twist; -- often used reflexively and followed by round. [Colloq.] They laughed, and slued themselves round. Dickens.

t. [imp. & p. p. Slued (; p. pr. & vb. n. Sluing (.]
Source : Webster's Unabridged Dictionary, 1913

Pronunciation : Slue
Part of Speech : v.
Definition : Defn: To turn about; to turn from the course; to slip or slide and turn from an expected or desired course; -- often followed by round.

i.
Source : Webster's Unabridged Dictionary, 1913

Pronunciation : Slue
Part of Speech : n.
Definition : Defn: See Sloough, 2. [Local]
Source : Webster's Unabridged Dictionary, 1913

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