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whish

[hwish, wish] /ʰwɪʃ, wɪʃ/
verb (used with or without object)
1.
to make, or move with, a whiz or swish.
noun
2.
a whishing sound.
Origin of whish
1510-1520
First recorded in 1510-20; imitative
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British Dictionary definitions for whishes

whish

/wɪʃ/
noun, verb
1.
a less common word for swish
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