plashing

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English[edit]

Verb[edit]

plashing

  1. present participle of plash

Noun[edit]

plashing ‎(plural plashings)

  1. A sound that plashes, as of water.
    • 1862, Samuel Ward Francis, Inside out: a curious book (page 216)
      Barest plashings of a liquid sphere; eloquent breathings of an emerald world...
  2. The cutting or bending and intertwining the branches of small trees, as in hedges.
  3. The dashing or sprinkling of colouring matter on the walls of buildings, to imitate granite, etc.