Slue

Definition of Slue

v. t.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.
[imp. & p. p. Slued ( ); p. pr. & vb. n. Sluing ( ).]
2.In general, to turn about; to twist; - often used reflexively and followed by round.
They laughed, and slued themselves round.
- Dickens.
v. i.1.To turn about; to turn from the course; to slip or slide and turn from an expected or desired course; - often followed by round.
n.1.See Sloough, 2.

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curve, cut, peel off, sheer, slew, swerve, trend, turn, veer, yaw
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