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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'

As Coyote Slough, it then meanders its way into the San Francisco Bay.
At this time the Taunton station consisted of two separate platforms, both on the south side of the line, one for Up trains and one for Down trains; Brunel more famously adopted a similar arrangement at Reading, Slough and Exeter.
Before its renaming by the USBGN, the channel had become known as "Willamette Slough".
He united the businesses and continued their operation until 1860 when he disposed of his interests and moved back west. David Joyce came to Lyons, Iowa in 1861 and leased the Stumbaugh mill, purchasing his log stock in the raft and disposing of his lumber in a retail yard. In 1869 he went into partnership with S.I. Smith, and "Joyce Smith" erected a sawmill on Ringwood slough, with a capacity of of lumber and twenty-five thousand shingles daily.
Her master and mentor, the ancient, rotting and insane Lord Weird Slough Feg, became the series' main villain.
However, he signed for Braintree Town on a short-term contract shortly after training with Histon, making his debut for the club in a 2–1 home victory against Slough Town a day after joining the club.
In 1894, he married Louise, daughter of Major F. Goldhurst, of Upton Park, Slough.
In the playoff's the Queen Bees became double champions beating beat the Slough Phantoms 7-2.
In the playoffs the Queen Bees finished 4th losing to Slough in the semi finals and then Guildford in the Bronze medal game.
Initially head quartered in London the company moved to Windsor then Slough, Berkshire.
Lovekin was born ("probably", according to the Australian Dictionary of Biography), in Slough, Buckinghamshire.
Mills divides the priests of Tir na nÓg into two factions: the good Druids, the well known priestly class of Celtic Europe, and the evil Drunes, which name derives from the Galatian place-name Drunemeton ("oak-sanctuary"), used in the story "The Bride of Crom" as the name of the Drunes' capital. Their leader, Slough Feg, is partly based on Cernunnos and partly on the paleolithic cave painting known as the Sorcerer in the "Trois-Frères" cave in Ariège, southern France.
Mount Baldy is a hill located within the Baskett Slough National Wildlife Refuge in Polk County, Oregon.
Much of it was actually marshland or slough -- a drainage area for the neighborhood.
Prior to the move in 2008, the station was based in Slough's Observatory Shopping Centre in studios located on the first floor above Primark.
Salt Hill is a district within the unitary authority of Slough in Berkshire in the south of England, close to London.
She was educated at St Bernard's Convent School in Slough, Berkshire and University College, London.
She was the former head of Langley Grammar School in Slough and former deputy head of Tiffin Girls' School in Kingston upon Thames.
Shortly thereafter, Crane Slough, which drains Crane's Lake, and the Gilbert River, which drains Sturgeon Lake, enter from the right.
Simon Kernick (born 1966 in Slough, Berkshire) is a British thriller/crime writer now living in Oxfordshire with his wife and two daughters.
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.
The lake has the characteristics of a large slough, with marshy shores and two distinct basins.
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.
The site featured a video of the band setting up and playing an unannounced gig in front of Slough railway station, along with a promo video they had shot using money they had earned playing local gigs.
Then the channel receives Jackson Creek from the left and Cunningham Slough from the right before flowing around Louse Island and merging with Scappoose Bay, which is on the left. St.
Then, in the landmark storyline "The Horned God", Sláine united the tribes of the earth goddess against Slough Feg and his allies, while his personal devotion to the goddess led to him becoming a new incarnation of the Horned God Carnun (based on the Gaulish deity Cernunnos).
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.
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.
Viva Brother were an indie rock band from Slough, England.
With various officials in chase, Tawell fled to Slough railway station and boarded a train to Paddington.
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