slue

Definition of slue

 (Entry 1 of 3)

less common spelling of 1b

slue

verb

less common spelling of slew entry 3

transitive verb

1 : to turn (something, such as a telescope or a ship's spar) about a fixed point that is usually the axis
2 : to cause to skid : veer slew a car around a turn

intransitive verb

1 : to turn, twist, or swing about : pivot
2 : skid

slue

noun
\ ˈslü How to pronounce slue (audio) \

Definition of slue (Entry 3 of 3)

1 : position or inclination after slewing

First Known Use of slue

Noun

circa 1860, in the meaning defined at sense 1

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“Slue.” Merriam-Webster.com Dictionary, Merriam-Webster, https://www.merriam-webster.com/dictionary/slue. Accessed 12 Jul. 2020.

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