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Main Entry: 1slough
Pronunciation: slü, sla; in the U.S. (except New England) slü is usual for sense 1; sla is more frequent for sense 2
Etymology: Old English slh "swamp" 1also slewor slue /slü/ : a wet and marshy or muddy place (as a swamp or backwater) 2: a discouraged, degraded, or hopeless state