from The Century Dictionary.
- noun One who or that which splashes. Specifically
- noun That which is splashed; a contrivance to receive splashes that would otherwise deface the thing protected.
from the GNU version of the Collaborative International Dictionary of English.
- noun One who, or that which, splashes.
- noun One of the guarde over the wheels, as of a carriage, locomotive, etc.
- noun A guard to keep off splashes from anything.
from Wiktionary, Creative Commons Attribution/Share-Alike License.
- noun Someone who
- noun dated A
guardto keep off splashes from anything; especially, one of the guardsover the wheelsof a carriage, locomotive, etc.
from WordNet 3.0 Copyright 2006 by Princeton University. All rights reserved.
- noun protective covering consisting of a panel to protect people from the splashing water or mud etc.
- noun a protective covering over or beside a wheel to protect the upper part of a vehicle from splashes of mud
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Plenty of damask towels hang on the rack, and the "splasher" is a marvel of needlework.
In my scenario, the Senator tells the drowning person that it was the flailing non-swimmer's fault for falling in and not learning how to swim, not the Senator's doing, just before the erratic splasher goes under the surface for the last time.
“Ah! old water-splasher, is it thou?” said she; “I am weeping for my golden ball, which has fallen into the well.”
Not only will you be made a laughing-stock of, but some scribbler, some ink-splasher will put you into a comedy.
The washstand should have a full set of toilet mats, or a large towel with a colored border may be laid on it; also, a splasher placed on the wall at the back of the stand is very essential.
Freddie ducked under as every wave came, but Flossie was not always quick enough, and it was very hard for her to keep hold of the ropes when a big splasher dashed against her.
Maria led the way to the spare-room on the second floor, a large square room furnished in old-fashioned country style: a rag carpet, rag rugs, heavy black walnut bureau and wash-stand, the latter with an antique bowl and pitcher of pink and white, and a splasher of white linen outlined in turkey red cotton.
I went in, as you say, and I put up an old splasher, because of the way he throws ink about.
He spent most of the day writing, using the wash-stand as a desk, and it kept me busy with oxalic acid taking ink-spots out of the splasher and the towels.
I showed Mr. Holcombe the splasher, dotted with ink as usual.