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  • dash — dash1 [dash] vt. [ME dashen, to strike, rush < Scand, as in Swed daska, Dan daske, slap; prob. of echoic orig.] 1. to throw so as to break; smash 2. to strike with violence 3. to throw, knock, or thrust: with away, down, against, etc. 4. to… …   English World dictionary

  • dash — dash1 /dash/, v.t. 1. to strike or smash violently, esp. so as to break to pieces: He dashed the plate into smithereens against the wall. 2. to throw or thrust violently or suddenly: to dash one stone against another. 3. to splash, often… …   Universalium

  • dash — I [[t]dæʃ[/t]] v. t. 1) to strike or smash violently, esp. so as to break to pieces: to dash a plate against a wall[/ex] 2) to throw or thrust violently or suddenly: to dash one stone against another[/ex] 3) to splash, often violently; bespatter …   From formal English to slang

  • Dash — Dash, n. 1. Violent striking together of two bodies; collision; crash. [1913 Webster] 2. A sudden check; abashment; frustration; ruin; as, his hopes received a dash. [1913 Webster] 3. A slight admixture, infusion, or adulteration; a partial… …   The Collaborative International Dictionary of English

  • dash — c.1300, probably from a Scandinavian source (Cf. Swed. daska, Dan. daske to beat, strike ), somehow imitative. The oldest sense is that in dash to pieces and dashed hopes. Intrans. meaning move quickly appeared c.1300, that of to write hurriedly… …   Etymology dictionary

  • One Froggy Evening — Merrie Melodies (Michigan J. Frog) series Directed by Chuck Jones Produced by Eddie Selzer Story by …   Wikipedia

  • dash — [[t]dæ̱ʃ[/t]] dashes, dashing, dashed 1) VERB If you dash somewhere, you run or go there quickly and suddenly. [V adv/prep] Suddenly she dashed down to the cellar... [V adv/prep] She dashed in from the garden. N SING Dash is also a noun. ...a 160 …   English dictionary

  • dash — I. /dæʃ / (say dash) verb (t) 1. to strike violently, especially so as to break to pieces. 2. to throw or thrust violently or suddenly. 3. to splash violently; bespatter (with water, mud, etc.). 4. to apply roughly as by splashing. 5. to throw… …  

  • List of One Piece episodes — Box art of the first uncut English DVD released by Funimation Entertainment One Piece is an anime series adapted from the manga of the same title written by Eiichiro Oda. Produced by Toei Animation, and directed by Konosuke Uda, Munehisa Sakai… …   Wikipedia

  • Hopelessness — (Roget s Thesaurus) >Absence, want or loss of hope. < N PARAG:Hopelessness >N GRP: N 1 Sgm: N 1 hopelessness hopelessness &c. >Adj. Sgm: N 1 despair despair desperation Sgm: N 1 despondency despondency &c.(dejection) 837 Sgm: N 1… …   English dictionary for students

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