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1. One that dashes, especially the plunger of an ice-cream freezer.
2. Sports The ledge along the top of the boards of an ice rink.


1. someone or something that dashes
2. (Hockey (Field & Ice)) Canadian the ledge along the top of the boards of an ice hockey rink
3. (Mechanical Engineering) the plunger in a churn, often with paddles attached


(ˈdæʃ ər)

1. a person or thing that dashes.
2. a plunger with paddles at one end, as for churning butter or ice cream.
3. a person of dashing appearance or manner.
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shouted the Pharisee, who belonged to the sect called The Dashers (that little knot of saints whose manner of dashing and lacerating the feet against the pavement was long a thorn and a reproach to less zealous devotees-a stumbling-block to less gifted perambulators)--"by the five corners of that beard which, as a priest, I am forbidden to shave
I have enjoyed a successful career in real estate for many years by developing repeatable programs to deliver a better and more consistent level of service to my customers," said Scott Dasher, president of SimplySold Realty.
It was Slick Kid that flew the traps, but Anville Dasher showed his usual middle pace and led from half-way into the straight.
CyBolton admitted he was less concerned with how Dasher would mesh with the team than with how Bolton and Dasher would coexist.
RUDOLF has never pulled Santa's sled, the troupe is made up of Dasher, Dancer, Prancer, Vixen, Comet, Cupid, Donner and Blitzen.
She has owned Jake and his pal Dasher for the past three years after taking over High Broadwood Farm in Allendale.
Dasher, which works like predictive text on mobile phones, albeit with an eye camera, means disabled people and hand-held PDA users will be able to type at around 25 words a minute.
The only highlights for Park were a wicket by the former New Brighton player Paula Berry (1-20) and an earlier run out by wicketkeeper Di Dasher.
The dasher boards are visible, and workers are beginning to install the penalty box and team bench areas.
Geoffrey Maddox, aged 70, of Foleshill Road, Coventry, learned the details in a book, The Tragedy of HMS Dasher, by John Steele.
Lieutenant Sue Moore's vessel HMS Dasher hit sister ship HMS Puncher just 10 days after she took control.
The former crewmen of the aircraft carrier Dasher, which exploded and sank off Arran with the loss of 379 lives in 1943, spoke out after a memorial ceremony in the Firth of Clyde.