Definition of Sluses

1. sluse [n] - See also: sluse



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Lexicographical Neighbors of Sluses

slurred
slurried
slurrier
slurries
slurriest
slurrily
slurring
slurring speech
slurringly
slurry
slurrying
slurs
slurve
slurves
sluse
sluses (current term)
slush
slush around
slush fund
slush funds
slush pile
slush piles
slushball
slushbox
slushboxes
slushed
slushes
slushie
slushier

Literary usage of Sluses

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1. Works of the Camden Society by Camden Society (Great Britain), Royal Historical Society (Great Britain) (1899)
"... Graveling but there fell such raynes which fild all the ditches, which togeather with a high spring tide and the enemys sluses drowned all the country, ..."

2. Works of the Camden Society by Camden Society (Great Britain), Royal Historical Society (Great Britain) (1899)
"... which togeather with a high spring tide and the enemys sluses drowned all the country, which caused the army to quitt the low country; ..."

3. An historical and descriptive account of the coast of Sussex by John Docwra Parry (1833)
"To make any locks or sluses on Lewes river will not be convenient ; for the river from Lewes is not rapid, is low and flat, and the marshes aboute Lewes are ..."

4. An Historical and Descriptive Account of the Coast of Sussex Brighton by John Docwra Parry (1833)
"To make any locks or sluses on Lewes river will not be convenient; for the river from Lewes is not rapid, is low and flat, and the marshes aboute Lewes are ..."

5. An Historical and Descriptive Account of the Coast of Sussex Brighton by John Docwra Parry (1833)
"To make any locks or sluses on Lewes river will not be convenient ; for the river from Lewes is not rapid, is low and flat, and the marshes aboute Lewes are ..."

6. Selections from the Records of the City of Oxford by William Henry Turner (1880)
"... lowe water your sayd sluses should be close shutte, that the water maye have a ... And that in the tyme of lowe water youe do open your sluses and water ..."

7. The Complete Works of John Lyly by John Lyly (1902)
"... water (is) to be trained with pipes, not stopped 10 with sluses; fire to be quenched with dust, ..."

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