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Word: slough

Definition: (of a snake) shed or cast off (dead outer skin); N: outer layer that is shed


Sentences Containing 'slough'

The maidenly bosom bared to this, the pretty almost child's head thus distracted, the delicate foot mincing in this slough of blood and dirt, were types of the disjointed time.
Thus also the snake casts its slough, and the caterpillar its wormy coat, by an internal industry and expansion; for clothes are but our outmost cuticle and mortal coil.
The customs of some savage nations might, perchance, be profitably imitated by us, for they at least go through the semblance of casting their slough annually; they have the idea of the thing, whether they have the reality or not.
There was a slough or a creek leading out of it on the other side that went miles away, I don't know where, but it didn't go to the river.
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