Glen had swum and fished in it, and boated on it, until he knew its every current and slack-water pool.
It is high-water and slack-water, in Port Desire, at half-past twelve, on the days of full and change.
A slack-water period of intellectual slothfulness nearly always ensues.
Here we used to remain until nearly time for slack-water again, when we weighed and made for home.
They fish around the 'slack-water,' catching the last of the ebb and the first of the flow, and hence drift but little either way.
Then we went down the river as far as the Elbow, where we waited in the slack-water to hail up-bound steamboats.
Every night the river falls from three to six inches, and there are long stretches of slack-water.
No, sir; it's slack-water; or, rather, the ebb is just beginning to make.