Sloughy
Sloughy Slough"y, a. Resembling, or of the nature of, a slough, or the dead matter which separates from living flesh. [1913 Webster]

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  • Sloughy — Slough y, a. Full of sloughs, miry. [1913 Webster] …   The Collaborative International Dictionary of English

  • sloughy — adjective Marshy; having the characteristics of a wetland. Neither should that odious custom be allowed, of cutting scraws, (as they call them) which is flaying off the green surface of the ground, to cover their cabins; or make up their ditches; …   Wiktionary

  • sloughy — Ⅰ. slough [1] ► NOUN 1) a swamp. 2) a situation characterized by lack of progress or activity. DERIVATIVES sloughy adjective. ORIGIN Old English. Ⅱ. slough …   English terms dictionary

  • sloughy — adjective (of soil) soft and watery the ground was boggy under foot a marshy coastline miry roads wet mucky lowland muddy barnyard quaggy terrain the sloughy edge of the pond swa …   Useful english dictionary

  • sloughy — adjective see slough I …   New Collegiate Dictionary

  • sloughy — See slough1. * * * …   Universalium

  • sloughy — a. 1. Miry, boggy, queachy, marshy. 2. Foul, mortified, suppurated …   New dictionary of synonyms

  • boggy — adjective (of soil) soft and watery the ground was boggy under foot a marshy coastline miry roads wet mucky lowland muddy barnyard quaggy terrain the sloughy edge of the pond swa …   Useful english dictionary

  • marshy — adjective (of soil) soft and watery the ground was boggy under foot a marshy coastline miry roads wet mucky lowland muddy barnyard quaggy terrain the sloughy edge of the pond swa …   Useful english dictionary

  • miry — adjective (of soil) soft and watery the ground was boggy under foot a marshy coastline miry roads wet mucky lowland muddy barnyard quaggy terrain the sloughy edge of the pond swa …   Useful english dictionary

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