Other Word Forms of Sluice
Origin of Sluice
Middle English scluse from Old French escluse from Late Latin exclūsa from Latin feminine past participle of exclūdere to shut out exclude
From American Heritage Dictionary of the English Language, 5th Edition
Old French escluse (French écluse), from Late Latin exclusa, sclusa, from Latin exclÅ«sus, form of exclÅ«dō (“I shut out, I exclude") (English exclude).
Cognate to Dutch sluis, from Old French.
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