Definition of Taplash

1. n. Bad small beer; also, the refuse or dregs of liquor.



Definition of Taplash

1. Noun. (obsolete UK dialect) small beer of bad quality ¹

2. Noun. (obsolete UK dialect) the refuse or dregs of liquor ¹

¹ Source: wiktionary.com

Definition of Taplash

1. weak liquor [n -ES]

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Lexicographical Neighbors of Taplash

tapioca plant
tapioca pudding
tapioca puddings
tapioca starch
tapiocas
tapir
tapir mouth
tapiroid
tapirs
tapis
tapiser
tapisers
tapises
tapist
tapists
taplash (current term)
taplashes
tapless
taplitumomab
tapoa tafa
tapotement
tapotements
tappa
tappable
tappas
tapped
tapped out
tappee
tappees
tappen

Literary usage of Taplash

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1. Anecdotes of the English Language: Chiefly Regarding the Local Dialect of by Samuel Pegge, Francis Grose (1814)
"The same as taplash, Swoop, the Preterit of Sweep. North. Swop, or Swap, to exchange. ... taplash, the last and weakest running of small- beer. North. ..."

2. A Glossary of Dialect & Archaic Words Used in the County of Gloucester by John Drummond Robertson (1890)
"If it be taplash, as you call it, it is of your own brewing, and is both the first and last running of your brains." Bishop Parker, cit. Latham. TARRY, vb. ..."

3. Publications by English Dialect Society, Kern County Historical Society, Queensland Palaeontographical Society, Kern County Museum (1890)
"If it be taplash, as you call it, it is of your own brewing, and is both the first and last running of your brains." Bishop Parker, cit. Latham. TARRY. vb. ..."

4. Spectator (The)by Richard Steele, Joseph Addison by Richard Steele, Joseph Addison (1836)
"... taplash having served all offices, and being reduced to great poverty, desires your vote fot singing-clerk of this parish.' Another has had lee children ..."

5. Representative American Plays by Arthur Hobson Quinn (1917)
"And well you know that a hale man might swill a pale * full of such like taplash - and not become heady.—But how is this, mother, that you combine with my ..."

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