Definition of Plasher

1. one that plashes [n -S] - See also: plashes



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Lexicographical Neighbors of Plasher

plappering
plappers
plapping
plaps
plaque
plaque-forming unit
plaque and tartar cause
plaques
plaquet
plaquets
plaquette
plaquettes
plash
plashed
plasher (current term)
plashers
plashes
plashet
plashets
plashier
plashiest
plashing
plashings
plashoot
plashy
plasm
plasma
plasma-display
plasma-screen

Literary usage of Plasher

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1. A Compendium of Modern Husbandry: Principally Written During a Survey of by James Malcolm (1805)
"... and making a stool from almost every joint, supposing the plasher to be 12 or 16 feet long; an underwood so treated may be made to fill up every vacancy ..."

2. The Book of Crafts and Character by Walter Raymond (1907)
"Wherever the hedge is thick and good he merely cuts it down close to the bank; but where it is thin, and across every " shard," he must lay a " plasher. ..."

3. A Glossary of Words Used in the Wapentakes of Manley and Corringham by Edward Peacock (1889)
"Tommy Lee was th' best plasher I ¡ver heard tell on. 1742. " Buried . . . May 26th, William Johnson, labourer & "— Scotter Par. Reg. PLAT.— A grass-plot. ..."

4. Reprinted Glossaries by Walter William Skeat (1873)
"Slasher, sb. a plasher or pleach of a ' laid ' hedge. Slide, sb. a sledge. Slit, sb. a crack or cleft in the breast of fat cattle. Sludge, sb. mire. ..."

5. A Glossary of Berkshire Words and Phrases by Barzillai Lowsley, Job Lowsley (1888)
"... or plasher ; a stem in a hedge half cut through and bent down. " The pleached bower," Much Ado, iii. 1. ..."

6. A Compendium of Modern Husbandry: Principally Written During a Survey of by James Malcolm (1805)
"... and making a stool from almost every joint, supposing the plasher to be 12 or 16 feet long; an underwood so treated may be made to fill up every vacancy ..."

7. The Book of Crafts and Character by Walter Raymond (1907)
"Wherever the hedge is thick and good he merely cuts it down close to the bank; but where it is thin, and across every " shard," he must lay a " plasher. ..."

8. A Glossary of Words Used in the Wapentakes of Manley and Corringham by Edward Peacock (1889)
"Tommy Lee was th' best plasher I ¡ver heard tell on. 1742. " Buried . . . May 26th, William Johnson, labourer & "— Scotter Par. Reg. PLAT.— A grass-plot. ..."

9. Reprinted Glossaries by Walter William Skeat (1873)
"Slasher, sb. a plasher or pleach of a ' laid ' hedge. Slide, sb. a sledge. Slit, sb. a crack or cleft in the breast of fat cattle. Sludge, sb. mire. ..."

10. A Glossary of Berkshire Words and Phrases by Barzillai Lowsley, Job Lowsley (1888)
"... or plasher ; a stem in a hedge half cut through and bent down. " The pleached bower," Much Ado, iii. 1. ..."

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