plashing


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plash

 (plăsh)
n.
1. A light splash.
2. The sound of a light splash.
v. plashed, plash·ing, plash·es
v.tr.
To spatter (liquid) about; splash.
v.intr.
To cause a light splash.

[Possibly from Middle English plashe, pool of water, from Old English plæsc.]
References in classic literature ?
The rain beat fast and furiously without, and ran down in plashing streams from the thatched roof.
So they tried back slowly and sorrowfully, and found the lane, and went limping down it, plashing in the cold puddly ruts, and beginning to feel how the run had taken it out of them.
He was a Picard, whom the glorious Musketeer had picked up on the Bridge Tournelle, making rings and plashing in the water.
Sometimes it steals along with a tranquil and noiseless course; at other times, for miles and miles, it dashes on in a thousand rapids, wild and beautiful to the eye, and lulling the ear with the soft tumult of plashing waters.
With that he put spurs to his horse, and rode away; at first plashing heavily through the mire at a smart trot, but gradually increasing in speed until the last sound of his horse's hoofs died away upon the wind; when he was again hurrying on at the same furious gallop, which had been his pace when the locksmith first encountered him.
In the natural world, birds, horses, clouds, and water are in perpetual free movement; there is constant sliding, plashing, and mating: "hens to moorcocks call.
It was held in conjunction with the 52nd annual South Pembrokeshire Ploughing, Plashing and Roots competition.
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They are glistening like wet otters and the water is plashing off the brims of the spectators' sou'westers.
Her head drooped forward and I could see tears plashing down her shirt.