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(nou) necrotic tissue; a mortified or gangrenous part or mass (nou) a hollow filled with mud (nou) a stagnant swamp (especially as part of a bayou) (nou) any outer covering that can be shed or cast off (such as the cast-off skin of a snake)

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Dogs slough in winter.

It is just to the north of the slough.

I sunk into a slough of despond.

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