slough


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Synonyms for slough

a usually low-lying area of soft waterlogged ground and standing water

to cast off by a natural process

Synonyms for slough

a hollow filled with mud

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a stagnant swamp (especially as part of a bayou)

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any outer covering that can be shed or cast off (such as the cast-off skin of a snake)

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We caught occasional glimpses of her from day to day, and came to look for her when we travelled back and forth between our tree and the mouth of the slough.
Slough Borough Council is seeking to provide a Single Independent Advocacy Service.
Slough were the better side after the break but it took until the fifth minute of added time before they levelled, Scott Harris scrambling the ball over the line following a corner.
Sufi Rasib, originally resident of the village Matha, close to Naangi area of Sector B/3 on Akber Road, Mirpur city, was performing as the Councilor of Slough City Council since 2006.
Hanovia's history goes back to the early 1920's, when the company started manufacturing UV lamps in Slough for medical treatment.
The Martyrs drew 1-1 at Slough on Saturday and McLaggon terrorised the home team with his pace and movement.
On 20 minutes Slough went ahead when James McClurg wasn't closed down quick enough by the Merthyr defence and he struck a perfectly-placed low shot into the bottom corner.
The new corporate business centre in Slough will offer bespoke relationship banking service to corporate and commercial customers with a turnover above GBP250,000.
Now Coun Steve Bedser, cabinet member for health and wellbeing at Birmingham City Council, said: "While I'm sure some pupils, and maybe one or two parents, will be critical of the ban, I applaud Mr Slough for taking a stand and would urge other headteachers across the city to follow his lead.
Queensmere Shopping Centre, in Slough, was evacuated, while cordons were placed close to all offices where packages have been found.
Located west of Lufkin, Boggy Slough contains some of the oldest and most ecologically significant hardwood forest habitat in East Texas and spans 18 miles of river frontage along the Neches River.
The early morning was ushered in by a regular bombardment of the ducks on the sloughs in the immediate vicinity of the city.
The environmental groups say Johnson Rock Products trucked many thousands of cubic yards of fill onto the property at the request of property owner Mikael Lindh, and that 1,500 cubic yards - about 200 to 300 truck loads - later spilled down the hill and into the slough.
While primarily groundwater-fed, Piledriver Slough periodically fills with Tanana River flood waters during spring break-up and other high-water events.
The 14-year-old female victim was discovered in Swansea, five days after she went missing from an address in Slough.