slater

noun
slat·​er | \ ˈslā-tər How to pronounce slater (audio) \

Definition of slater

1 : one that slates
2 [slate entry 1; from its color]
b : any of various marine isopods

Examples of slater in a Sentence

Recent Examples on the Web She is survived by four children Julia Slater of Michigan, Johnathan slater of Meriden , David Dubay and Christian Dubay of Burlington. Hartford Courant, courant.com, 24 June 2018

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First Known Use of slater

14th century, in the meaning defined at sense 1

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“Slater.” Merriam-Webster.com Dictionary, Merriam-Webster, https://www.merriam-webster.com/dictionary/slater. Accessed 27 Jun. 2022.

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Slater biographical name

Sla·​ter | \ ˈslā-tər \

Definition of Slater

Samuel 1768–1835 American (English-born) industrialist

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