noun (1)

Definition of spatterdash

 (Entry 1 of 2)

: a usually knee-high legging worn as a protection from water and mud usually used in plural

spatter dash

noun (2)
\ " \

Definition of spatter dash (Entry 2 of 2)

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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History and Etymology for spatterdash

Noun (1)

spatter entry 1 + dash

Noun (2)

spatter entry 1 + dash

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“Spatterdash.” The Dictionary, Merriam-Webster Inc., Accessed 13 December 2019.

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easily led, controlled, or managed

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