from The American Heritage® Dictionary of the English Language, 4th Edition
- n. Informal A large amount or number; a lot: a slew of unpaid bills.
- v. Past tense of slay.
- n. Variant of slough1.
- v. Variant of slue1.
from Wiktionary, Creative Commons Attribution/Share-Alike License
- n. A large amount.
- n. The act, or process of slaying.
- n. A device used for slaying.
- n. A change of position.
- v. To rotate or turn something about its axis.
- v. To veer a vehicle.
- v. To insert extra ticks or skip some ticks of a clock to slowly correct its time.
- v. To pivot.
- v. To skid.
- v. to move something (usually a railway line) sideways
- v. To make a public mockery of someone through insult or wit.
- v. Simple past of slay.
from the GNU version of the Collaborative International Dictionary of English
- imp. of slay.
- transitive v. See slue.
- n. A wet place; a river inlet.
from The Century Dictionary and Cyclopedia
- n. Preterit of slay.
- n. A spelling of slue, slue, slough.
- n. A swift tideway; an eddy.
from WordNet 3.0 Copyright 2006 by Princeton University. All rights reserved.
- v. turn sharply; change direction abruptly
- v. move obliquely or sideways, usually in an uncontrolled manner
- n. (often followed by `of') a large number or amount or extent
Irish Gaelic sluagh, multitude, from Old Irish slúag.(American Heritage® Dictionary of the English Language, Fourth Edition)
From Irish slua ("crowd") (noun only) (Wiktionary)
In all senses, a mostly British spelling of slue. (Wiktionary)