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slough

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1. noun ZOOL of reptile, insect2. verb BIOL shed (skin etc)3. verb BIOL skin etc: be shed4. verb scrape off (dead skin etc) 1 noun ZOOL of reptile, insectcraiceann masc1  c m usnake slough craiceann nathair nimhe 2 verb BIOL shed (skin etc)
TRANSITIVEcaith verb  c m usceith verb  c m ucaill verb  c m usome reptiles slough their skin caitheann reiptílí áirithe a gcraiceann
INTRANSITIVEdo chraiceann a chaitheamhdo chraiceann a sceitheadh
3 verb BIOL skin etc: be shed INTRANSITIVEscar verb  c m usceith verb  c m uthe scab sloughed away thit an ghearb den chraiceann, sceith an ghearb 4 verb scrape off (dead skin etc) TRANSITIVEscríob verb  c m uit sloughs away dry skin scríobann sé an craiceann tirim díot

slough

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1 noun literary depressiongruaim fem2  c m u the slough of despond umar na haimléise, duibheagán an éadóchais 2 noun GEOG bogseascann masc1  c m u

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