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slake

1. To add water to quicklime, thereby hydrating it and forming lime putty.
2. To crumble or disintegrate on exposure to air or water.
References in classic literature ?
As the mulberry man said this, he turned his glass upside down, by way of reminding his companion that he had nothing left wherewith to slake his thirst.
river rushing underneath whose sound alone slakes the sweat on our
He won the North East regional final and slakes his thirst at The Slake in West Cornforth.