- a gentle splash.
- a pool or puddle.
- to splash gently.
Origin of plash1
Origin of plash2
Examples from the Web for plashing
Again there was the silence of midnight, and no sounds were heard but the plashing of the rain.Henry IV, Makers of History
John S. C. Abbott
The earth beneath was like a bowl, a bowl full of plashing sunshine.The Trimming of Goosie
Her hand was plashing in the little waterfall, and her eyes were bent the same way.A Pair of Blue Eyes
Even as Kano stared the drop fell heavily, plashing on his hand.The Dragon Painter
Mary McNeil Fenollosa
Their noise, to my own ears, almost drowned the plashing made by Moro and myself.The War Trail
- a less common word for splash
- another word for pleach
Word Origin and History for plashing
"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.