Origin: ME plasche < OE plæsc, akin to MDu & MFl plasch, pool: prob. echoic
transitive verb, intransitive verb, noun
Origin: LME plashen < OFr plaissier < VL *plaxum, hedge, for L plexum, neut. pp. of plectere, to weave: see flax
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- A light splash.
- The sound of a light splash.
Origin: Possibly from Middle English plashe, pool of water, from Old English plǽsc.