To dash is defined as to move quickly, to destroy or to add elements to something.(verb)
The definition of a dash is a quick movement or a small amount of an ingredient.(noun)
See dash in Webster's New World College Dictionary
Origin: euphemism for damnInformal to damn: usually in the imperative as a mild curse
Origin: ME dashen, to strike, rush < Scand, as in Swed daska, Dan daske, slap; prob. of echoic orig.
See dash in American Heritage Dictionary 4
verb dashed, dash·ing, dash·es verb, transitive
Origin: Middle English dashen
Origin: , probably of Scandinavian origin
Origin: ; akin to Danish daske, to beat.
transitive verb dashed, dash·ing, dash·es
Origin: Alteration of damn.
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