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Slued

Slue \Slue\, v. t. [imp. & p. p. Slued; p. pr. & vb. n. Sluing.] [Prov. E. slew to turn round, Scot. to lean or incline to a side; cf. Icel. sn?a to turn, bend.] [Written also slew.]

  1. (Naut.) To turn about a fixed point, usually the center or axis, as a spar or piece of timber; to turn; -- used also of any heavy body.

  2. In general, to turn about; to twist; -- often used reflexively and followed by round. [Colloq.]

    They laughed, and slued themselves round.
    --Dickens.

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slued

vb. (en-past of: slue)

Usage examples of "slued".

Bill slued into the approach, deliberately skidding the rear wheels and braking.

He slued across the strip at 300 mph without any exact knowledge where he was going or how long he could last.

The car slued, scraping against the piling on the left and almost dislodging Yola's hole-stuffing.

The Chevrolet slued wildly, and Dillinger fought with the wheel as the car spun around and finally came to a stop.

Cummings, an F-14 Radar Intercept Officer, or RIO, slued his cursor over to capture the offending blip.

The symbology for target-fire-control designation popped into being on his screen, and he slued his chair around to stare at the weapons technician manning the fire-control console.

The ship slammed into a massive tree and slued to starboard, spinning like a disk as it buzz-sawed through the upper reaches of the canopy.

Still half in the grip of the dazed grid, the Prominence slued sharply to starboard, flying over the plaza and headed straight for the city's northernmost pyramid.

With the area momentarily cleared of fighting, the copter slued around and landed right in front of the boulder where the three fugitives were hiding.

With barely a backward glance at the havoc he'd wrought, Jules slued his craft around and headed for the southern emplacement.