- Rhymes: -ɒʃ
- The water that washes up on shore after an incoming wave has broken
- (typography) a long, protruding ornamental line or pen stroke found in some typefaces and styles of calligraphy.
- A narrow sound or channel of water lying within a sand bank, or between a sand bank and the shore, or a bar over which the sea washes.
- (obsolete) Liquid filth; wash; hog mash.
- (obsolete) A blustering noise.
- (obsolete) swaggering behaviour.
- (obsolete) A swaggering fellow; a swasher.
Part or all of this entry has been imported from the 1913 edition of Webster’s Dictionary, which is now free of copyright and hence in the public domain. The imported definitions may be significantly out of date, and any more recent senses may be completely missing.
- (intransitive) To swagger
- (intransitive) To splash
See also 
- Soft, like overripe fruit; swashy; squashy.
- (Can we find and add a quotation of Pegge to this entry?)