Slake

Slake

, v. i. 1. To go out; to become extinct. "His flame did slake." Sir T. Browne.
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2. To abate; to become less decided. [R.] Shak.
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3. To slacken; to become relaxed. "When the body's strongest sinews slake." [R.] Sir J. Davies.
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4. To become mixed with water, so that a true chemical combination takes place; as, the lime slakes.
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Slake trough, a trough containing water in which a blacksmith cools a forging or tool.
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