aslake

transitive verb \əˈslāk\

Definition of aslake

-ed/-ing/-s

archaic

  1. :  to cause to abate or diminish waits for the prey … its hunger to aslake — Robert Southey

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Origin and Etymology of aslake

Middle English aslaken, from Old English āslacian to become or make slack, diminish, loosen, from ā- (perfective prefix) + slacian to slacken — more at abear, slake


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