dasher

[ dash-er ]

noun
  1. a person or thing that dashes.

  2. a kind of plunger with paddles at one end, for stirring and mixing liquids or semisolids in a churn, ice-cream freezer, or the like.

  1. a person of dashing appearance or manner.

Origin of dasher

1
First recorded in 1780–90; dash1 + -er1

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British Dictionary definitions for dasher

dasher

/ (ˈdæʃə) /


noun
  1. one that dashes

  2. Canadian the ledge along the top of the boards of an ice hockey rink

  1. the plunger in a churn, often with paddles attached

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