The water that washes up on shore after an incoming wave has broken
(typography) a long, protruding ornamental line or pen stroke found in some typefaces and styles of calligraphy.
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.
(obsolete) Liquid filth; wash; hog mash.
(obsolete) A blustering noise.
(obsolete) swaggering behaviour.
(obsolete) A swaggering fellow; a swasher.
(architecture) An oval figure, whose mouldings are oblique to the axis of the work.
To swagger; to bluster and brag.
To dash or flow noisily; to splash.
To fall violently or noisily.
- How the sea rolls swashing ‘gainst the side! Stand by for reefing, hearties!
* swash letter
Soft, like overripe fruit; swashy; squashy.