from The Century Dictionary and Cyclopedia
- n. 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!
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?