a sledge-hammer (?); a large wooden
slow (in movement or action), generally implying slug-
gishness or inertness; slow-rowing; In sense late, tardy 2
freq. as epithet of sea, slow-moving, sluggish (? but cf.
of places, perh. in sense massive, broad, vast; stupor (?)4
slow-moving, steady, gentle?;
used of women or young persons, in complimentary
sense, implying dignity, gentleness or modesty of demeanour