As defined by the Cleasby & Vigfusson Old Norse to English dictionary:
- slök, slakt, adj. slack, almost used as in Engl., e. g. reipið er slakt, slack, not tight-stretched; vaðr vilgi slakr, Bragi (of a fishing-line): also the phrase, slá slöku við, to slacken one’s exertion, to idle; the word is very freq. in mod. usage.
Possible runic inscription in Younger Futhark:ᛋᛚᛅᚴᚱ
Younger Futhark runes were used from 8th to 12th centuries in Scandinavia and their overseas settlements
- e. g.
- exempli gratia.
- frequent, frequently.