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VERB (2)

1. turn sharply; change direction abruptly;
- Example: "The car cut to the left at the intersection"
- Example: "The motorbike veered to the right"
[syn: swerve, sheer, curve, trend, veer, slue, slew, cut]

2. move obliquely or sideways, usually in an uncontrolled manner;
- Example: "the wheels skidded against the sidewalk"
[syn: skid, slip, slue, slew, slide]


The Collaborative International Dictionary of English v.0.48:

sloo \sloo\ (sl[=oo]), or slue \slue\ (sl[=u]), n. A slough; a run or wet place. See 2d Slough, 2. [1913 Webster]
The Collaborative International Dictionary of English v.0.48:

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]
The Collaborative International Dictionary of English v.0.48:

Slue \Slue\, v. i. To turn about; to turn from the course; to slip or slide and turn from an expected or desired course; -- often followed by round. [1913 Webster]
The Collaborative International Dictionary of English v.0.48:

Slue \Slue\, n. See Sloough, 2. [Local] [1913 Webster]
The Collaborative International Dictionary of English v.0.48:

Slue \Slue\, v. t. [imp. & p. p. Slued; p. pr. & vb. n. Sluing.] [Prov. E. slew to turn round, Scot. to lean or incline to a side; cf. Icel. sn?a to turn, bend.] [Written also slew.] 1. (Naut.) 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. [1913 Webster] 2. In general, to turn about; to twist; -- often used reflexively and followed by round. [Colloq.] [1913 Webster] They laughed, and slued themselves round. --Dickens. [1913 Webster]
WordNet (r) 3.0 (2006):

slue v 1: turn sharply; change direction abruptly; "The car cut to the left at the intersection"; "The motorbike veered to the right" [syn: swerve, sheer, curve, trend, veer, slue, slew, cut] 2: move obliquely or sideways, usually in an uncontrolled manner; "the wheels skidded against the sidewalk" [syn: skid, slip, slue, slew, slide]