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plash

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[ plash ]
/ plæʃ /
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noun
a gentle splash.
a pool or puddle.
verb (used with or without object)
to splash gently.
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Origin of plash

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First recorded before 1000; Middle English plasch “pool, puddle,” Old English plæsc; cognate with Dutch, Low German plas, probably of imitative origin

OTHER WORDS FROM plash

plash·ing·ly, adverb

Other definitions for plash (2 of 2)

plash2
[ plash ]
/ plæʃ /

verb (used with object)

Origin of plash

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1375–1425; late Middle English <Middle French plaissier, derivative of plais hedge <Vulgar Latin *plaxum< ?

OTHER WORDS FROM plash

plasher, noun
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British Dictionary definitions for plash (1 of 2)

plash1
/ (plæʃ) /

verb, noun
a less common word for splash

Word Origin for plash

Old English plæsc, probably imitative; compare Dutch plas

British Dictionary definitions for plash (2 of 2)

plash2
/ (plæʃ) /

verb
another word for pleach

Word Origin for plash

C15: from Old French plassier, from plais hedge, woven fence, from Latin plectere to plait; compare pleach
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