from The Century Dictionary.

  • noun Slush, or something resembling it; splosh.


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  • Now, no rooster can fly upside down, no matter what else he can do, so that one came flippity-flop down into the water ker-splash-ker-sposh; and one more besides!

    Lulu, Alice and Jimmie Wibblewobble Howard Roger Garis 1917

  • I enjoy not less what may be called the negative side of spring, -- those dark, dank, dissolving days, yellow sposh and mud and water everywhere, -- yet who can stay long indoors?

    Birds and Poets : with Other Papers John Burroughs 1879


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  • SPOSH. A mixture of mud and water. See Slush. The New York Tribune, in speaking of the falling of rain and snow, at the same time, adds:

    The morning was blue and streaked, and the streets were one shining level of black sposh.--Nov. 25, 1845.

    October 3, 2008