Slouth hat, a soft, limp hat of unstiffened cloth or felt.

(Slouch), v. i. [imp. & p. p. Slouched ; p. pr. & vb. n. Slouching.]

1. To droop, as the head.

2. To walk in a clumsy, lazy manner. [Colloq.]

(Slouch), v. t. To cause to hang down; to depress at the side; as, to slouth the hat.

(Slouch"ing), a. Hanging down at the side; limp; drooping; without firmness or shapeliness; moving in an ungainly manner.

(Slouch"y) a. Slouching. [Colloq.]

(Slough) a. Slow. [Obs.] Chaucer.

(Slough) n. [OE. slogh, slough, AS. sloh a hollow place; cf. MHG. sluch an abyss, gullet, G. schlucken to swallow; also Gael. & Ir. sloc a pit, pool. ditch, Ir. slug to swallow. Gr. to hiccough, to sob.]

1. A place of deep mud or mire; a hole full of mire. Chaucer.

He's here stuck in a slough.

2. [Pronounced sl&oomac.] A wet place; a swale; a side channel or inlet from a river. [In this sense local or provincial; also spelt sloo, and slue.]

Slough grass(Bot.), a name in the Mississippi valley for grasses of the genus Muhlenbergia; — called also drop seed, and nimble Will.

(Slough), obs. imp. of Slee, to slay. Slew. Chaucer.

(Slough) n. [OE. slugh, slouh; cf. MHG. slch the skin of a serpent, G. schlauch a skin, a leather bag or bottle.]

1. The skin, commonly the cast-off skin, of a serpent or of some similar animal.

Slothful to Sluice

(Sloth"ful) a. Addicted to sloth; inactive; sluggish; lazy; indolent; idle.

He also that is slothful in his work is brother to him that is a great waster.
Prov. xviii. 9.

Sloth"ful*ly, adv.Sloth"ful*ness, n.

(Sloth"hound`) n. [See Slot a track, and cf. Sleuthhound.] (Zoöl.) See Sleuthhound.

(Slot"ted) a. Having a slot.

(Slot"ting) n. The act or process of making slots, or mortises.

(Slouch) n. [Cf. Icel. slkra slouching felloew, and E. slack, slug, a lazy fellow.]

1. A hanging down of the head; a drooping attitude; a limp appearance; an ungainly, clownish gait; a sidewise depression or hanging down, as of a hat brim.

2. An awkward, heavy, clownish fellow. [Colloq.]

  By PanEris using Melati.

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