Her voice, cool as the plash of ice water, might have daunted a less resolute man.
Now little John was at his play Beside the river's brink— plash!
Somewhere out in the darkness she heard the lap and plash of water and the faint creak of rowlocks.
The frozen fountains now plash, and hiss, and sparkle in the sun.
She could hear the murmur of talk around her, and the plash of water from the fountain in the garden.
A plash, and a cry half smothered, were heard, and all was over.
The sky was a blaze of blue, and the plash of the fountains in their mossy niches had lost its chill and doubled its music.
Naught but the plash, plash of the fountain, the distant call of the birds.
He heard plainly when the anchor went down and the ship was brought up; and then how the waves began to plash against the sides!
Only the plash of water and the voice of the storm came to our ears.
"small puddle, shallow pool, wet ground," Old English plæsc "pool of water, puddle," probably imitative (cf. Dutch plass "pool"). Meaning "noise made by splashing" is first recorded 1510s.
"to splash," 1580s, from plash (n.) and also imitative (cf. Dutch plassen, German platschen). Related: Plashed; plashing.
"to interlace," late 15c., from Old French plaissier, from Latin plectere "to plait" (see complex (adj.)). Related: Plashed; plashing.