It was slack water now, and the wharf seemed high, and the landing-stage altogether too steep and slippery.
The coves and hollows were better wooded and there were some stretches of slack water.
Wherever the shore bends, the current, when strong, keeps straight on across the slack water till it hits the bend.
He was in the slack water of the soul, when the ebb is spent, before the tide has begun to flow.
They generally secured (at slack water) a large fish, in shape like a bream, and with long projecting teeth.
It was slack water now, and the river stood still, holding its breath.
Ruth, let us get the net and put it right across the creek as soon as it is slack water.
And then, with a final wrestle, they were in slack water, and she loosed her hold and struck out alongside him.
And it was slack water in the minds of men floating on that dark and sinister harbour.
Each morning a thin film of ice was to be seen along the edges of the slack water.