Definitions for: Plash


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



Webster (1913) Definition: 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.


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.


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.


Plash, v. t. [imp. & p. p. Plashed; p. pr. & vb. n.
Plashing.] [OF. plaissier, plessier, to bend. Cf.
Pleach.]
To cut partly, or to bend and intertwine the branches of; as,
to plash a hedge. --Evelyn.


Plash, n.
The branch of a tree partly cut or bent, and bound to, or
intertwined with, other branches.

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

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