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slush

[ sluhsh ]
/ slʌʃ /
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noun
verb (used with object)
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Origin of slush

1635–45; apparently cognate with Norwegian slusk slops, Swedish slask mud, slops

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British Dictionary definitions for slush

slush
/ (slʌʃ) /

noun
any watery muddy substance, esp melting snow
informal sloppily sentimental language
nautical waste fat from the galley of a ship
verb
(intr often foll by along) to make one's way through or as if through slush
(intr) to make a slushing sound

Word Origin for slush

C17: related to Danish slus sleet, Norwegian slusk slops; see sludge, slosh
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