from The Century Dictionary and Cyclopedia
- To plash; fall with a plashing sound.
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The author is speaking now of the plap and plap of morning newspapers, rolled and tucked, plapping against porches as newsboys demonstrated their careless aim.
In his excitement Archie had forgotten the crocodiles, and he now tore the sharp, triangular blade from his belt, his imagination turning the ripple and plap of water against the nearest boat into the movement of an advancing reptile.
Wherefore, it is high time to devife a plap to flop the furthej accumulation of debt, othet - wife a general bankruptcy or intolerable op - preffion will be the inevitable confequcnccs.
But, yaghags hogwarts and arrahquinonthiance, it’s the muddest thick that was ever heard dump since Eggsmather got smothered in the plap of the pfan.