The plashing of paddles aroused the lovers from their caressing.
The earth beneath was like a bowl, a bowl full of plashing sunshine.
I trust you are, in short, really settled for a while among rustling German woods and plashing German waters.
Her hand was plashing in the little waterfall, and her eyes were bent the same way.
It grew louder and louder, while on the dark waters of the lake was heard a plashing noise, as of many oars.
The fountains were plashing musically into marble and alabaster basins.
Sheets of mist were sweeping round them, and at length the gusts of wind drove into their faces cold swirls of plashing rain.
Moon and stars and the plashing waves are now the only guardians of these walls.
There was deep stillness—unbroken, save by the lapping and plashing waters.
Viny was hurrying, plashing the water over the sides of her buckets.
"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.