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Meaning of PLASH

Pronunciation:  plash

WordNet Dictionary
  1. [n]  the sound like water splashing
  2. [v]  dash a liquid upon or against; "The mother splashed the baby's face with water"
  3. [v]  interlace the shoots of; "pleach a hedge"

PLASH is a 5 letter word that starts with P.


 Synonyms: pleach, spatter, splash, splash, splatter, splosh, swash
 See Also: disperse, dot, dust, enlace, entwine, interlace, intertwine, lace, noise, puddle, scatter, slosh, slosh around, slush, slush around, splat, sprinkle, twine



Webster's 1913 Dictionary
  1. \Plash\, n. [OD. plasch. See {Plash}, v.]
    1. A small pool of standing water; a puddle. --Bacon. ``These
       shallow plashes.'' --Barrow.
    2. A dash of water; a splash.
  2. \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.
          Far below him plashed the waters.        --Longfellow.
  3. \Plash\, v. t.
    1. To splash, as water.
    2. To splash or sprinkle with coloring matter; as, to plash a
       wall in imitation of granite.
  4. \Plash\, v. t. [imp. & p. p. {Plashed}; p. pr. & vb. n.
    {Plashing}.] [OF. plaissier, plessier, to bend. Cf.
    To cut partly, or to bend and intertwine the branches of; as,
    to plash a hedge. --Evelyn.
  5. \Plash\, n.
    The branch of a tree partly cut or bent, and bound to, or
    intertwined with, other branches.
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