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dasher

[dash-er] /ˈdæʃ ər/
noun
1.
a person or thing that dashes.
2.
a kind of plunger with paddles at one end, for stirring and mixing liquids or semisolids in a churn, ice-cream freezer, or the like.
3.
a person of dashing appearance or manner.
Origin
1780-1790
1780-90; dash1 + -er1
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  • Improvements to the facility include a roof over rink and new dasher boards.
  • Watch for species such as slaty and great blue skimmers, blue dasher, and common whitetail.
British Dictionary definitions for dasher

dasher

/ˈdæʃə/
noun
1.
one that dashes
2.
(Canadian) the ledge along the top of the boards of an ice hockey rink
3.
the plunger in a churn, often with paddles attached
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