Slat (?), n. [CF. Slot a bar.]

A thin, narrow strip or bar of wood or metal; as, the slats of a window blind.


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Slat, v. t. [imp. & p. p. Slatted; p. pr. & vb. n. Slatting.] [OE. slatten; cf. Icel. sletta to slap, to dab.]


To slap; to strike; to beat; to throw down violently.

[Prov. Eng. & Colloq. U.S.]

How did you kill him? Slat[t]ed his brains out. Marston.


To split; to crack.

[Prov. Eng.]



To set on; to incite. See 3d Slate.

[Prov. Eng.]


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