Definition of Swashings

1. swashing [n] - See also: swashing



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Lexicographical Neighbors of Swashings

swash
swashbuckle
swashbuckled
swashbuckler
swashbucklers
swashbuckles
swashbuckling
swashbucklingly
swashed
swasher
swashers
swashes
swashier
swashiest
swashing
swashings (current term)
swashy
swastica
swasticas
swastika
swastikas
swat
swatch
swatchel
swatchels
swatches
swath
swathe
swathed
swather

Literary usage of Swashings

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1. The English Illustrated Magazine (1905)
"For this one, an' it please ye, proved to be that of a cow-yard, and while 1 made- such mighty swashings and such furious ado in front, ..."

2. The Discoveries of America to the Year 1525 by Arthur James Weise (1884)
"... and swashings." These observations are remarkably consonant with those of a later writer : " Long Island Sound, a Mediterranean Sea, separating the ..."

3. The Discoveries of America to the Year 1525 by Arthur James Weise (1884)
"... and it is full of isles which stretch out ten or twelve leagues in the sea [or Sound], and it is very dangerous on account of rocks and swashings. ..."

4. History of the Pilgrims and Puritans: Their Ancestry and Descendants; Basis by Joseph Dillaway Sawyer (1922)
"These, though rock-rip- rapped, under downpours and boat swashings need prompt attention to block otherwise sure landslides into the big water ditch. ..."

5. Studies in English: Or, Glimpses of the Inner Life of Our Language by Maximilian Schele de Vere (1867)
"... some reason or other was called Les Chats, is rapidly changing into The Shows ; and a third, Les Joaquins, is altogether transformed into The swashings. ..."

6. The English Illustrated Magazine (1905)
"For this one, an' it please ye, proved to be that of a cow-yard, and while 1 made- such mighty swashings and such furious ado in front, ..."

7. The Discoveries of America to the Year 1525 by Arthur James Weise (1884)
"... and swashings." These observations are remarkably consonant with those of a later writer : " Long Island Sound, a Mediterranean Sea, separating the ..."

8. The Discoveries of America to the Year 1525 by Arthur James Weise (1884)
"... and it is full of isles which stretch out ten or twelve leagues in the sea [or Sound], and it is very dangerous on account of rocks and swashings. ..."

9. History of the Pilgrims and Puritans: Their Ancestry and Descendants; Basis by Joseph Dillaway Sawyer (1922)
"These, though rock-rip- rapped, under downpours and boat swashings need prompt attention to block otherwise sure landslides into the big water ditch. ..."

10. Studies in English: Or, Glimpses of the Inner Life of Our Language by Maximilian Schele de Vere (1867)
"... some reason or other was called Les Chats, is rapidly changing into The Shows ; and a third, Les Joaquins, is altogether transformed into The swashings. ..."

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