Pronounced: dern-yay-KREE, noun
Notes: a fancy word for something… do you know it?
The word slue means, as a verb, “to turn, swing, or slide in a particular direction”. As a noun, it means such a turn, swing, or slide.
Background / Comments
It turns out that the origin of this word is unknown. I have seen the word slewed in my reading with this meaning, and it turns out that slew is a variant spelling of slue. So, I have run across this word, even if I didn’t know it.
This word came into English in the mid-1800s