dasher

noun
dash·​er | \ ˈda-shər How to pronounce dasher (audio) \
plural dashers

Definition of dasher

1 : a dashing person
2 : one that dashes
3 : a device having blades for agitating a liquid or semisolid
4 ice hockey : the low wall enclosing a hockey rink : board entry 1 sense 5 specifically : the ledge at the top of the boards

Examples of dasher in a Sentence

Recent Examples on the Web Roy, trying to control the puck in the Kings zone, was thrown forward by Fiala; Roy's facemask hit the dasher and his head snapped back on the play. Chris Miller, Star Tribune, "Wild winger Kevin Fiala gets game misconduct after dangerous hit," 28 Jan. 2021 The dasher that churns the ice cream should make smooth contact with the sides of the canister to ensure even freezing. Washington Post, "15 kitchen gifts for cooks into bread-baking, pasta-making or canning," 5 Nov. 2020 Reagor is a productive, diminutive dasher who also provides some nice run-after-catch skills with quickness and toughness for his size (5-11, 206 pounds). Scott Horner, Indianapolis Star, "NFL Draft 2020: Colts could target future quarterback, running back," 16 Apr. 2020 Sabres winger Jeff Skinner tipped home a shot from Wayne Simmonds less than a minute later after Simmonds outmuscled Coyotes center Barrett Hayton along the dasher boards. Richard Morin, azcentral, "Clayton Keller, Arizona Coyotes rally for pivotal victory over Buffalo Sabres," 29 Feb. 2020 Then here was Eruzione coming over the dasher to the top of the circle, wristing the puck past Vladimir Myshkin through a screen, and dashing into the corner to celebrate. John Powers, BostonGlobe.com, "Reflections on covering a miracle in Lake Placid 40 years ago," 18 Feb. 2020 Any TD Bank logo or presence on dasher boards, video walls, concourse digital blades, and LED fixtures in the arena will flash the Bay State Cruise Company’s name and logo, and the company will have use of TD Bank’s corporate suite as well. Michael Silverman, BostonGlobe.com, "Bruins and Garden get small businesses into the game," 7 Feb. 2020 Some dashers and merchants may have also had the last four digits of their bank account numbers compromised, according to the company. The Washington Post, oregonlive, "DoorDash data breach hits 4.9 million users," 27 Sep. 2019 Some dashers and merchants may have also had the last four digits of their bank account numbers compromised, according to the company. The Washington Post, oregonlive, "DoorDash data breach hits 4.9 million users," 27 Sep. 2019

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First Known Use of dasher

1773, in the meaning defined at sense 1

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6 Feb 2021

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“Dasher.” Merriam-Webster.com Dictionary, Merriam-Webster, https://www.merriam-webster.com/dictionary/dasher. Accessed 25 Feb. 2021.

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