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Word of the Day 12/01/20 Dasher

Dasher (noun)
dasher [ dash-er ]


noun
1. a person or thing that dashes.
2. a kind of plunger with paddles at one end, for stirring and mixing liquids or semisolids in a churn, ice-cream freezer, or the like.
3. a person of dashing appearance or manner.

Origin: First recorded in 1780–90; dash + -er

EXAMPLE SENTENCES FROM THE WEB FOR DASHER
Also for rare habilatory peculiarity, the uncle of "the Dasher" (the late Earl of Portarlington) was hard to beat.
FORTY YEARS OF 'SPY'|LESLIE WARD

A very pretty cream is one with citron and candied cherries cut into tiny pieces and added when the dasher is removed.
THE LAUREL HEALTH COOKERY|EVORA BUCKNUM PERKINS

He was just lifting the dasher when his mother heard the kittens mewing and took them out.
OUR LITTLE ONES AND THE NURSERY, VOL. V, NO. 9, JULY 1885|VARIOUS

To add insult to injury this was the second dasher churn Pa had bought at auction.
CHRONICLES OF AVONLEA|LUCY MAUD MONTGOMERY

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