from Wiktionary, Creative Commons Attribution/Share-Alike License
- v. To dash against.
- v. To bespatter with liquid or powder.
- v. To ruin or obliterate.
from the GNU version of the Collaborative International Dictionary of English
- transitive v. To wet by dashing or throwing water or other liquid upon; to bespatter.
from The Century Dictionary and Cyclopedia
- To wet by throwing water or other liquid upon; bespatter with water or mud: as, “trees bedash'd with rain,”
be- + dash (Wiktionary)