Definitions for "Slough"
Keywords:  backwater, marsh, mire, swamp, stagnant
A place of deep mud or mire; a hole full of mire.
A wet place; a swale; a side channel or inlet from a river.
n. (AS. sloh, a slough) a wet place of deep mud or mire; a sluggish channel; a swamp, bog, or marsh, especially one that is part of an inlet or backwater.
Keywords:  necrotic, shed, dead, cast, discard
The skin, commonly the cast-off skin, of a serpent or of some similar animal.
The dead mass separating from a foul sore; the dead part which separates from the living tissue in mortification.
To form a slough; to separate in the form of dead matter from the living tissues; -- often used with off, or away; as, a sloughing ulcer; the dead tissues slough off slowly.
Keywords:  slew, town, slee, uproar, betjeman
imp. of Slee, to slay. Slew.
Slough (pronounced ) is a town and unitary authority (Borough of Slough) in Berkshire, England. In the 2001 census the population was 119,070 (est. 122,000 in 2006). It is one of the most ethnically diverse towns in the UK, situated some 22 miles (35 km) west of central London and 20 miles (32 km) east of Reading.
The term slough (in the UK, pronounced (as in "cow"); in the US, pronounced (as in "slew")) has several meanings related to wetland or aquatic features that seem to derive from local experience.
a defensive strategy whereby a defensive player drops off the attacker they are guarding to adopt a position to guard an offensive player who is attacking from a more dangerous position.
A defensive strategy whereby a defensive player drops off the attacker he is marking to adopt a position where he can mark an offensive player who is attacking from a more dangerous position.
When a defender drops off the offensive player to help guard the hole, usually looking ot steal the bad pass.
Slough is a parliamentary constituency represented in the House of Commons of the Parliament of the United Kingdom. It elects one Member of Parliament (MP) by the first past the post system of election.
Slough College of Higher Education, now part of Thames Valley University.
Keywords:  silt, debris, trail, slide, onto
Silt and organic debris that have slide down onto the trail.
Keywords:  melting, snow, spring, hollow, ground
a hollow in the ground where water collects in the spring from melting snow