Slough


Slough
Slough Slough, n. [OE. slugh, slouh; cf. MHG. sl?ch the skin of a serpent, G. schlauch a skin, a leather bag or bottle.] 1. The skin, commonly the cast-off skin, of a serpent or of some similar animal. [1913 Webster]

2. (Med.) The dead mass separating from a foul sore; the dead part which separates from the living tissue in mortification. [1913 Webster]


The Collaborative International Dictionary of English. 2000.

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