My former ennui had disappeared, and in exchange I felt the dreamy vernal sadness, woven of unknown hopes and unslaked desires.
To take stains out of marble, make a tolerably thick mixture of unslaked lime finely powdered, with some strong soap-ley.
The best spray can be made by taking four ounces of copper sulphate, four ounces of unslaked lime, and three gallons of water.
But what if all this misery, all this hunger, this unslaked thirst could have been avoided?
Take also a pound of unslaked or quick-lime and add a cupful of water to it.
It is his to paint the unslaked thirst and the unstilled longing.
A teaspoonful of unslaked lime dissolved in a pint of warm water, shaken and given immediately.
If his thirst for glory was unslaked, his fears of disaster had disappeared.
Lime for Cottage Walls, &c.—Take a stone or two of unslaked white lime, and dissolve it in a pail of cold water.
The lime used should be of the unslaked type, and should be protected from the air until a short time before using.
late Old English sleacian, slacian "become slack or remiss; slacken an effort" (intransitive); "delay, retard" (transitive), from slæc "lax" (see slack (adj.)). Transitive sense of "make slack" is from late 12c. Sense of "allay, diminish in force, quench, extinguish" (in reference to thirst, hunger, desire, wrath, etc.) first recorded early 14c. via notion of "make slack or inactive." Related: Slaked; slaking.