Awake Rose he would not, though he knew she would witness the departure of the swash with a satisfaction little short of his own.
I whispered to him, when I had stepped out into the swash of the rain.
Ben Gile began to swash his bucket up and down, up and down, in the stream until the water fairly rocked.
They are getting ready to cut us off this side of the swash channel!
The swash had again run out of the passage, and was beating up, close to the reef as she dared to go, with a signal flying.
Over the edge of the swash of a wave I have gathered in oceans and possessed them.
It was past five in the afternoon when the people of the swash began to heave on their purchases as finally disposed.
Soon an uneasy, dancing motion, welcomes her approach to the swash.
All this was done so rapidly, that united to the confusion on board the swash, no one discovered the mate or the boat.
Had she seen the swash, no doubt she would have turned into the bay also.
1530s, "the fall of a heavy body or blow," possibly from wash with an intensifying s-. It also meant "pig-wash, filth, wet refuse" (1520s) and may have been imitative of the sound of water dashing against solid objects. The meaning "a body of splashing water" is first found 1670s; that of "a dashing or splashing" 1847.