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1. A light splash.
2. The sound of a light splash.
v. plashed, plash·ing, plash·es
To spatter (liquid) about; splash.
To cause a light splash.
[Possibly from Middle English plashe, pool of water, from Old English plæsc.]
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a less common word for splash
[Old English plæsc, probably imitative; compare Dutch plas]
(Horticulture) another word for pleach
[C15: from Old French plassier, from plais hedge, woven fence, from Latin plectere to plait; compare pleach]
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1. a gentle splash.
2. a pool or puddle.v.t., v.i.
3. to splash gently.
[before 1000; Middle English plasch pool, puddle, Old English plæsc; c. Dutch, Low German plas]
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Plasha heavy fall of rain or similar outpouring.
Examples: plash of rain, 1887; of sunlight, 1848; of water, 1851; of waterfowl, 1882.
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Past participle: plashed
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|Noun||1.||plash - the sound like water splashing |
noise - sound of any kind (especially unintelligible or dissonant sound); "he enjoyed the street noises"; "they heard indistinct noises of people talking"; "during the firework display that ended the gala the noise reached 98 decibels"
splat - a single splash; "he heard a splat as it hit the floor"
|Verb||1.||plash - interlace the shoots of; "pleach a hedge"|
|2.||plash - dash a liquid upon or against; "The mother splashed the baby's face with water"|
puddle - make a puddle by splashing water
slosh around, slush around, slush, slosh - spill or splash copiously or clumsily; "slosh paint all over the walls"
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