Definition of Swash. Meaning of Swash. Synonyms of Swash

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Definition of Swash

Swash
Swash Swash, n. [Cf. Swash, v. i., Squash, v. t.] (Arch.) An oval figure, whose moldings are oblique to the axis of the work. --Moxon. Swash plate (Mach.), a revolving circular plate, set obliquely on its shaft, and acting as a cam to give a reciprocating motion to a rod in a direction parallel to the shaft.
Swash
Swash Swash, a. [Cf. Swash, v. i., Squash, v. t.] Soft, like fruit too ripe; swashy. [Prov. Eng.] --Pegge.
Swash
Swash Swash, v. i. [imp. & p. p. Swashed; p. pr. & vb. n. Swashing.] [Probably of imitative origin; cf. Sw. svasska to splash, and, for sense 3, Sw. svassa to bully, to rodomontade.] 1. To dash or flow noisily, as water; to splash; as, water swashing on a shallow place. 2. To fall violently or noisily. [Obs.] --Holinshed. 3. To bluster; to make a great noise; to vapor or brag.
Swash
Swash Swash, n. 1. Impulse of water flowing with violence; a dashing or splashing of water. 2. A narrow sound or channel of water lying within a sand bank, or between a sand bank and the shore, or a bar over which the sea washes. 3. Liquid filth; wash; hog mash. [Obs.] 4. A blustering noise; a swaggering behavior. [Obs.] 5. A swaggering fellow; a swasher.

Meaning of Swash from wikipedia

- Swash, or forewash in geography, is a turbulent layer of water that washes up on the beach after an incoming wave has broken. The swash action can move...
- Joseph Adam Swash is an English presenter and actor, best known for his role of Mickey Miller in the BBC One soap opera EastEnders and various presenting...
- all levels as one of its principles. WASH in schools, sometimes called SWASH or WinS, significantly reduces hygiene-related disease, increases student...
- Swash may refer to: Swash, the water that washes up on s**** after an incoming wave has broken Swash (brand), a range of laundry products produced by Procter...
- Shana Frances Swash (born 28 July 1990) is an English actress, and the sister of actor and television presenter Joe Swash. She is best known for playing...
- The Rainbow Swash is the common name for an untitled work by Corita Kent in the Dorchester neighborhood of Boston, M****achusetts. The rainbow design painted...
- A swash is a typographical flourish, such as an exaggerated serif, terminal, tail, entry stroke, etc., on a glyph. The use of swash characters dates back...
- Swash is a brand of laundry products manufactured by Procter & Gamble (P&G) and sold in the United States. A range of products was introduced under the...
- alluring femme fatales or vampish courtesans. "Swashbuckler" is a compound of "swash" (archaic: to swagger with a drawn sword) and "buckler" (a small shield...
- Swash Reef (67°34′S 67°33′W / 67.567°S 67.550°W / -67.567; -67.550Coordinates: 67°34′S 67°33′W / 67.567°S 67.550°W / -67.567; -67.550) is a reef...
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