There was a plashy rivulet amid the rank vegetation just below us, which was a likely haunt for this long-billed visitor.
Also applied to anything like plashy ground, but most commonly to snow in a thaw.
The expression “plashy pools” occurs in the Story of Rimini.
Beneath the awning a panel of light fell on the plashy pavement.
plashy meadows and marshes are also favourite feeding grounds; and here the lapwing makes "game" for an army of gunners.
Roads all plashy or running with water, oozes full, and rivulets overflowing; rocks of dolomite jutting out here and there.
They found it a plashy, swampy place, prolific in mangroves and true ferns, with here and there a cultivated patch.
It was one of those peculiarly "plashy" jobs in which any child would delight.
And on the willow-fringed shore opposite not a living creature was to be seen, except some cattle grazing in the plashy fields.
The bird feeds on plashy meadows, wet moors, by tarns and stream sides, and on mosses which margin the coast.