slatch

noun
\ ˈslach \
plural -es

Definition of slatch

1 : a transitory breeze or its duration
2 : an interval of fair weather a slatch in the stormTime
3 : a calm between breaking waves big waves generally come in groups of three, and then behind them there is a slatch— Hickman Powell
4 : the loose or slack part of a rope

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“Slatch.” The Merriam-Webster.com Dictionary, Merriam-Webster Inc., https://www.merriam-webster.com/dictionary/slatch. Accessed 15 December 2019.

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