Plash meaning

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A light splash.
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The sound of a light splash.
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To spatter (liquid) about; splash.
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To cause a light splash.
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A shallow pool, or puddle.
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To bend and intertwine (branches, stems, etc.) so as to form a hedge.
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(UK, dialectal) A small pool of standing water; a puddle.
  • Isaac Barrow.
    These shallow plashes.

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A splash, or the sound made by a splash.
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(intransitive) To splash.
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To cause a splash.
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To splash or sprinkle with colouring matter.

To plash a wall in imitation of granite.

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The branch of a tree partly cut or bent, and bound to, or intertwined with, other branches.
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To cut partly, or to bend and intertwine the branches of.
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Origin of plash

  • Possibly from Middle English plashe pool of water from Old English plæsc

    From American Heritage Dictionary of the English Language, 5th Edition

  • Possibly from Middle English plashe (“puddle"), from Old English plæsc. Compare the German platschen.

    From Wiktionary

  • Old French plaissier, plessier (“to bend"). Compare pleach.

    From Wiktionary