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slough2 British & World English

Shed or remove (a layer of dead skin)

Slough British & World English

A town in SE England to the west of London; population 119,400 (est. 2009)

slough English Thesaurus

the nudibranch sloughed its armour and acquired a new set of biological and chemical defences

Slough New Oxford Dictionary for Writers & Editors

town to the west of London

slough something off in slough2 British & World English

Shed or remove (a layer of dead skin)

Slough of Despond British & World English

A deep boggy place in John Bunyan’s The Pilgrim’s Progress between the City of Destruction and the gate at the beginning of Christian’s journey

slough off in slough2 British & World English

(Of dead skin) drop off; be shed

Slough of Despond New Oxford Dictionary for Writers & Editors

deep boggy place in John Bunyan's The Pilgrim's Progress

slough away/down in slough2 British & World English

(Of soil or rock) collapse or slide into a hole or depression