Slued
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]


The Collaborative International Dictionary of English. 2000.

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  • slued — slewed or slued adjective (slang) Drunk • • • Main Entry: ↑slew …   Useful english dictionary

  • slued — sluː n. act of turning or rotating, slew v. slew; turn around, rotate, pivot; turn to the side, veer off to the side …   English contemporary dictionary

  • slued — Go to slewed …   Dictionary of American slang and colloquial expressions

  • slew — 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… …   The Collaborative International Dictionary of English

  • 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… …   The Collaborative International Dictionary of English

  • Sluing — 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… …   The Collaborative International Dictionary of English

  • slue — slue1 /slooh/, v., slued, sluing, n. v.t. 1. to turn (a mast or other spar) around on its own axis, or without removing it from its place. 2. to swing around. v.i. 3. to turn about; swing around. n. 4. the act of sluing. 5. a position slued to.… …   Universalium

  • slue — I or slew III [[t]slu[/t]] v. slued, slu•ing, n. 1) naut. navig. to turn or swing around, as a mast on its own axis 2) naut. navig. the act of sluing 3) naut. navig. a position slued to • Etymology: 1760–70; orig. uncert. II slue [[t]slu[/t]] n.… …   From formal English to slang

  • slue — slue1 [slo͞o] vt., vi. slued, sluing [< ?] to turn or swing around, as on a pivot or fixed point n. 1. the act of sluing 2. the position to which a thing has been slued slue2 [slo͞o] n. alt. sp. of SLOUGH …   English World dictionary

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