[sleyt-kuhl-erd] /ˈsleɪtˌkʌl ərd/
the eastern subspecies of the dark-eyed junco, Junco hyemalis, having grayer plumage than the several western subspecies.
noun 1. a fine-grained rock formed by the metamorphosis of clay, shale, etc., that tends to split along parallel cleavage planes, usually at an angle to the planes of stratification. 2. a thin piece or plate of this rock or a similar material, used especially for roofing or as a writing surface. 3. a dull, […]
noun 1. a person who lays slates, as for roofing. noun 1. Samuel, 1768–1835, U.S. industrialist, born in England. noun 1. a person trained in laying roof slates 2. (dialect, Austral & NZ) a woodlouse See also sea slater
adjective slatier, slatiest 1. (Irish, informal) slightly mad; crazy
verb (used with object) 1. to spread or apply thickly: to slather butter on toast. 2. to spread something thickly on (usually followed by with): to slather toast with butter. 3. to spend or use lavishly. noun 4. Often, slathers. a generous amount: slathers of money. Idioms 5. open slather, Australian. complete freedom. noun 1. […]