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slatch

[ slach ]
/ slætʃ /
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noun Nautical.

a relatively smooth interval between heavy seas.

Nearby words

slashfest, slashing, slashingly, slat, slat back, slatch, slate, slate black, slate blue, slate-colored junco, slated for, be

Origin of slatch

First recorded in 1595–1605; obscurely akin to slack1
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Examples from the Web for slatch

  • Slatch, slach, n. the slack of a rope: an interval of fair weather: a short breeze.

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