Through the slat door, he heard the sound of voices speaking calmly and the cheerful clatter of plates and dishes.
Then she stomped round 'n' slat the dish-rag, but 't wa'n't no use.
Sometimes a hole is also bored through the slat between the notches.
This shoot is tied to the central wire or slat and is now allowed to fruit.
Marian laid an arm around the shoulders of the old lady in a slat sunbonnet and patted her arm while she answered.
Then she started back for the caves taking the slat of wood with her as a trophy.
It is furnished with slat shutters to both doors and windows.
Signa asked permission to sleep on the slat lounge outside her door.
I've run her slat on the Bank fer you, an' when we get thirty fathom we'll turn in like little men.
He made the handle from the end of a slat on the bed in the room which I occupied that night.
late 14c., earlier sclat (c.1300), "a roofing slate, a thin, flat stone," from Old French esclat "split piece, chip, splinter" (Modern French éclat), back-formation from esclater "to break, splinter, burst," probably from Frankish *slaitan "to tear, slit" or some other Germanic source (cf. Old High German slizan, Old English slitan; see slit (v.)). Meaning "long, thin, narrow piece of wood or metal" attested from 1764.
Crudely violent; irresponsibly vitriolic: a few years of slash-and-burn expense cutting
[1980s+; fr a type of transitory cultivation in which a forest area is cleared and the undergrowth burned for planting, the term found by 1939]