He slews all out of gear, like a carronade with rotten lashings.
It is great fun, too, to slide on the drifts with "slews" or "jump-ers."
He had slews and slathers of money, as Yankee Bill would say.
It goes like a scared rabbit, but that isn't so much the point as that it slews around and spills you into a drift.
She slews around pretty easily under a pull, and I want you two to guide her with a line.
Some were buried deep in the sand, and some have been carried down and hidden in sand banks and slews.
It was called the Ridge Road because it followed the knolls and hog-backs, and thus, as far as might be, kept out of the slews.
Stern faced and intent upon the road, he slews his big ship into a better bit of road by hauling at the steering wheel.
She lives in Chicago and is acquainted with slews of kids which we don't know.
He goes towards her, and checks himself, then slews the armchair round.
"swampy place," 1708, North American variant of slough.
"large number," 1839, from Irish sluagh "a host, crowd, multitude," from Celtic and Balto-Slavic *sloug- "help, service" (see slogan).
"to turn, swing, twist," 1834, earlier slue (1769), a nautical word, of unknown origin. Slewed (1801) is old nautical slang for "drunk." Slew-foot "clumsy person who walks with feet turned out" is from 1896.