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noun Nautical.
  1. 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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Historical Examples

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

    Chambers's Twentieth Century Dictionary (part 4 of 4: S-Z and supplements)