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English Dictionary: sluing by the DICT Development Group
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From Webster's Revised Unabridged Dictionary (1913) [web1913]:
   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.
  
      2. In general, to turn about; to twist; -- often used
            reflexively and followed by round. [Colloq.]
  
                     They laughed, and slued themselves round. --Dickens.
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