slatch

[slach]
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noun Nautical.

a relatively smooth interval between heavy seas.

Nearby words

  1. slashfest,
  2. slashing,
  3. slashingly,
  4. slat,
  5. slat back,
  6. slate,
  7. slate black,
  8. slate blue,
  9. slate-colored junco,
  10. slated for, be

Origin of slatch

First recorded in 1595–1605; obscurely akin to slack1

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