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Lexicographical Neighbors of Blash
Literary usage of Blash
Below you will find example usage of this term as found in modern and/or classical literature:
1. A Glossary of Words Used in Swaledale, Yorkshire by John Harland (1876)
"'What he has got, he has blash'd for,' that is, he has made his money by a seafaring ... Ay, ay ! her poor fellow may weel blash,' an allusion to the wife's ..."
2. The Cabinet of Curiosities: Or, Wonders of the World Displayed, Forming a (1824)
"... OR A world of wonders where creation seems No more the works of Nature but her dreams.—MONTGOMERY. PRICE TWOPENCE. blash DE ..."
3. Publications by English Dialect Society (1887)
"See under DECK («.). I do not know the origin of this phrase. blash ... A fire into which some paraffin had been thrown was said to "blash" up. ..."
4. A Glossary of Yorkshire Words and Phrases: Collected in Whitby and the by Francis Kildale Robinson (1855)
"To blash, to splash with water. Also in the sense of going or having ... What he has got, he has blash'd for," as property obtained by a seafaring life. ..."