plash

  • 1 plash — plash1 [plash] n. [ME plasche < OE plæsc, akin to MDu & MFl plasch, pool: prob. echoic] a shallow pool, or puddle plash2 [plash] vt., vi., n. [echoic] SPLASH plash3 [plash] vt. [LME plashen < OF …

    English World dictionary

  • 2 Plash — Plash, n. [OD. plasch. See {Plash}, v.] 1. A small pool of standing water; a puddle. Bacon. These shallow plashes. Barrow. [1913 Webster] 2. A dash of water; a splash. [1913 Webster] …

    The Collaborative International Dictionary of English

  • 3 Plash — Plash, v. t. 1. To splash, as water. [1913 Webster] 2. To splash or sprinkle with coloring matter; as, to plash a wall in imitation of granite. [1913 Webster] …

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  • 4 Plash — Plash, v. t. [imp. & p. p. {Plashed}; p. pr. & vb. n. {Plashing}.] [OF. plaissier, plessier, to bend. Cf. {Pleach}.] To cut partly, or to bend and intertwine the branches of; as, to plash a hedge. Evelyn. [1913 Webster] …

    The Collaborative International Dictionary of English

  • 5 Plash — Plash, v. i. [imp. & p. p. {Plashed}; p. pr. & vb. n. {Plashing}.] [Cf. D. plassen, G. platschen. Cf. {Splash}.] To dabble in water; to splash. Plashing among bedded pebbles. Keats. [1913 Webster] Far below him plashed the waters. Longfellow.… …

    The Collaborative International Dictionary of English

  • 6 Plash — Plash, n. The branch of a tree partly cut or bent, and bound to, or intertwined with, other branches. [1913 Webster] …

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  • 7 plash — plash·ing·ly; plash; …

    English syllables

  • 8 plash|y — «PLASH ee», adjective. 1. abounding in pools of water; marshy; wet: »Seek st thou the plashy brink Of weedy lake? (W. C. Bryant). 2. plashing or splashing. 3. marked as if splashed with color: »a serpent s plashy neck (Keats) …

    Useful english dictionary

  • 9 plash — small puddle, wet ground, O.E. plæsc pool of water, puddle, probably onomatopoeic (Cf. Du. plassen, Ger. platschen). Meaning noise made by splashing is first recorded 1510s …

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  • 10 Plash — infobox software name = Plash latest release version = 1.19 Anxious Albert latest release date = release date|2008|05|05 programming language = C, Python operating system = Linux license = GNU Lesser General Public License website =… …

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  • 11 plash´er — plash1 «plash», verb, noun. –v.t., v.i. to splash: »Far below him plashed the waters (Longfellow). –n. 1. a splash: »the plash and murmur of the waves (Hawthorne). 2. a shallow piece of standing water; puddl …

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  • 12 plash — plash1 plashingly, adv. /plash/, n. 1. a gentle splash. 2. a pool or puddle. v.t., v.i. 3. to splash gently. [bef. 1000; ME plasch pool, puddle, OE plaesc; c. D, LG plas, prob. of imit. orig.] plash2 plasher, n …

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  • 13 plash — 1. noun a) A small pool of standing water; a puddle. Out of the wound the red bloud flowed fresh, / That vnderneath his feet soone made a purple plesh. b) A splash, or the sound made by a splash. 2. verb a) To …

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  • 14 plash — I. /plæʃ/ (say plash) noun 1. a splash. 2. a pool or puddle. –verb (i) 3. to splash, especially gently. –verb (t) 4. to splash (something), especially gently. {Middle English plasch, Old English plæsc, probably of imitative origin} II. /plæʃ/… …

    Australian English dictionary

  • 15 plash — [[t]plæʃ[/t]] n. 1) a gentle splash 2) a pool or puddle 3) to splash gently • Etymology: bef. 1000; ME plasch pool, puddle, OE plæsc; c. D, LG plas plash′ing•ly, adv …

    From formal English to slang

  • 16 plash — I. noun Etymology: probably imitative Date: 1513 splash II. verb Date: 1542 intransitive verb to cause a splashing or spattering effect transitive verb to break the surface of (water) ; splash …

    New Collegiate Dictionary

  • 17 plash — to break the water surface …

    Dictionary of ichthyology

  • 18 plash — Synonyms and related words: artificial lake, babble, bayou lake, brash, bubble, burble, burst of rain, cistern, cloudburst, dam, dead water, deluge, dike, douse, downfall, downflow, downpour, drencher, etang, farm pond, fishpond, flood, foam,… …

    Moby Thesaurus

  • 19 plash — I Cleveland Dialect List to splash II North Country (Newcastle) Words to splash; a heavy fall or even a shower of rain III Gullah Words n and v splash; to splash, splashes, splashed, splashing …

    English dialects glossary

  • 20 'plash — Gullah Words n and v splash; to splash, splashes, splashed, splashing …

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