slough englannista suomeksi
käärmeennahka, vanha kuori
suo, vesijättömaa, räme
The skin shed by a snake or other reptile.
''That is the slough of a rattler; we must be careful.''
''This is the slough that came off of his skin after the burn.''
To shed (skin).
''This skin is being sloughed.''
''Snakes slough their skin periodically.''
To slide off (like a layer of skin).
''A week after he was burned, a layer of skin on his arm sloughed off.''
2013, Casey Watson, ''Mummy’s Little Helper: The heartrending true story of a young girl'':
- The mud sloughed off her palms easily (..)
''East sloughed a heart.''
A muddy or marshy area.
(RQ:Stevenson Treasure Island)
A state of depression.