verb (used with object), slaked, slak·ing.
verb (used without object), slaked, slak·ing.
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The fevered mules plunged in headlong and drank greedily; the riders were perforce obliged to slake their thirst after them.Overland|John William De Forest
An old gray-headed man tottered forward to slake his burning thirst.The Pickwick Papers|Charles Dickens
In good sooth ye do,” cried Biarne, with a laugh; “a mouse could hardly slake his thirst with all that you have yet imbibed.The Norsemen in the West|R.M. Ballantyne
Would I be the tiger, blind with desire of blood leaping at the wild-deer's throat, to slake a cruel thirst?Sarchedon|G. J. (George John) Whyte-Melville
The sun was excessively hot, and at every rivulet that I crossed I stopped to slake my thirst.Letters from the Alleghany Mountains|Charles Lanman