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Noun: sloughing  slú-fing
  1. The process whereby something is shed
    - shedding
Verb: slough  sloo or slaw [N. Amer], slaw [Brit]
  1. Cast off hair, skin, horn, or feathers
    "our dog sloughs every Spring";
    - shed, molt [N. Amer], exuviate, moult [Brit, Cdn]

Type of: biological process, cast, cast off, drop, lose, organic process, shake off, shed, throw, throw away, throw off

Encyclopedia: Sloughing

Slough, Buckinghamshire