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Origin of slack water
Words nearby slack water
Example sentences from the Web for slack water
Then we went down the river as far as the Elbow, where we waited in the slack-water to hail up-bound steamboats.Raftmates|Kirk Munroe
No, sir; it's slack-water; or, rather, the ebb is just beginning to make.The Two Admirals|J. Fenimore Cooper
Glen had swum and fished in it, and boated on it, until he knew its every current and slack-water pool.Campmates|Kirk Munroe
It is high-water and slack-water, in Port Desire, at half-past twelve, on the days of full and change.
They fish around the 'slack-water,' catching the last of the ebb and the first of the flow, and hence drift but little either way.The Hudson|Wallace Bruce