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Afrikaans, from Dutch sloot ditch, from Middle Dutch; akin to Middle Low German slōt ditch, puddle, bog, Old Frisian slāt, Swedish dialect slota to be putrid, Middle English sloor mud
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“Sluit.” Merriam-Webster.com Dictionary, Merriam-Webster, https://www.merriam-webster.com/dictionary/sluit. Accessed 26 Jun. 2022.
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