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slack

loose; not taut.

slack cap
a can of meat with one of the ends bulging slightly indicating the beginnings of a blown can.
slack loin
hollow-flanked with too much room between the last rib and the thigh.
slack pastern
too much slope in the pastern.
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At length it was put forth that on our slackest time of that evening betwixt trains, Our Missis would give her views of Foreign Refreshmentin, in the Bandolining Room.
As I perused the dinner menus on a Monday, traditionally one of the slackest services for restaurants, I was sandwiched, albeit very comfortably, in some period furniture, between two sets of American couples.
Sunderland's inability to beat a poor Portsmouth side was possibly their slackest performance to date under Bruce, although the Black Cats boss knows his team should still have won the game.
Collins' warm welcome on his first return to the Upton Park was a far cry from the hostile reception Nigel Reo-Coker received, but the former Hammers defender was equally generous in his slackest performance so far in the claret and blue of Villa.
You couldn't even wear them in the slackest wellies.