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bedash

[ bih-dash ]
/ bɪˈdæʃ /
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verb (used with object)
to dash or spatter (something) all over: to bedash a salad with pepper.
to dash or strike against: windows bedashed with rain.
to demolish or ruin; obliterate: His dreams of glory were quickly bedashed.
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Origin of bedash

First recorded in 1555–65; be- + dash1
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