Definition of spatter dash
1 : a finish produced on stucco by dashing a very thin mixture of cement and coarse sand against a surface of fresh mortar —called also roughcast
2 usually spatter–dash \"\ : a finish produced by spattering paint of a different color on a ground coat
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Origin and Etymology of spatter dash
1spatter + dash
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