[ slach ]
/ slætʃ /
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a relatively smooth interval between heavy seas.
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Origin of slatch
First recorded in 1595–1605; obscurely akin to slack1
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Example sentences from the Web for slatch
Slatch, slach, n. the slack of a rope: an interval of fair weather: a short breeze.