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A.Word.A.Day--plashy

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plashy (PLASH-ee) adjective

1. Marshy; watery; full of puddles.
2. Splashy.

[From Middle English plasch (pool), probably of imitative origin.]

See more usage examples of plashy in Vocabulary.com's dictionary.

"It is a vast, archaic, hectic kingdom of stones and boulders and pond-studded bogs; of endless reaches of undulating hills and soaring mountains; of plunging waterfalls and wide, charging rivers, plashy streams and limpid rills."
Jeannette Haien; The Wondrous World of Connemara, Ireland; The New York Times; Jul 15, 1990.

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