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Dash down   /dæʃ daʊn/   Listen
Dash down

Write down hastily.  Synonym: dash off.

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"Dash down" Quotes from Famous Books

... themselves! What splendid jokes they have! How they laugh and roar and sing! At one table sit four old fellows, playing cards. How full of character is each gnarled face. One is eager, quick, vehement. How his eyes dance! You can read his every thought upon his face. You know when he is going to dash down the king with a shout of triumph on the queen. His neighbour looks calm, slow, and dogged, but wears a confident expression. The game proceeds, and you watch and wait for him to play the winning cards that you feel sure he holds. He must intend to win. Victory is written in his face. No! he loses. ...
— Diary of a Pilgrimage • Jerome K. Jerome

... can do and suffer is unknown to himself till some occasion presents itself which draws out the hidden power. Just as one sees not in the water of an unruffled pond the fury and roar with which it can dash down a steep rock without injury to itself, or how high it is capable of rising; or as little as one can suspect the ...
— Book of Wise Sayings - Selected Largely from Eastern Sources • W. A. Clouston

... Dash down the flowing bowl, Endanger not thy soul; Ponder those words of dread, That God Himself has said. Hurl the vile tempter down, And win and wear the crown, Drunkard, forsake thy sin, Thou mayst then ...
— Yorkshire Lyrics • John Hartley

... of flower and tree rises gratefully from the rain-laden earth. The birds make the air musical with song; and here and there in the neighboring wood, the pretty brown squirrels spring from branch to branch, and dash down with their gambols the rain drops in a diamond spray. A broad veranda covered with luxuriant honeysuckle and clematis stretches along the eastern front of the house, and the wide bay window, thrown open just ...
— Mary Anderson • J. M. Farrar

... she was prudent, and contented herself with scampering over the furniture; while Glumdalkin, pretending to be sound asleep all the time, would be watching her with one eye open the least bit in the world, and secretly wishing that Friskarina might be unlucky enough to dash down one of the princess's old china jars that stood ...
— Tales From Catland, for Little Kittens • Tabitha Grimalkin

... trembled so that she could hardly undo the private fastening of Miss Mohun's garden, and she began to dash down the cliff steps. Just at the turn, where the stair-way was narrowest, Lance heard her exclaim, and saw that she had met face to face no ...
— The Long Vacation • Charlotte M. Yonge

... of a horse, and will make his mark!" Newspaper trainboy, chainman, assistant on Government frontier surveys, and frontier scout, he early saved his money so as to complete a sporadic university curriculum. A trip to Liberia, a dash down into Mexico, and a desert jaunt in Australia, had not satisfied his craving for adventure. With the results of two years of professional lectures, he was now imbibing continental experiences, and plotting a bicycle "scientific ...
— A Fascinating Traitor • Richard Henry Savage

Words linked to "Dash down" :   set down, write down, dash off, get down, put down

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