transitive verb
variants: or less commonly air-slack

Definition of air-slake

: to slake (lime) by exposure to the air

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First Known Use of air-slake

1836, in the meaning defined above

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“Air-slake.” Dictionary, Merriam-Webster, Accessed 22 Jan. 2021.

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