Meaning of slough

Definition of slough

(noun) necrotic tissue; a mortified or gangrenous part or mass
a hollow filled with mud
a stagnant swamp (especially as part of a bayou)
any outer covering that can be shed or cast off (such as the cast-off skin of a snake)
(verb) cast off hair, skin, horn, or feathers; "our dog sheds every Spring"

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