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From: DICT.TW English-Chinese Dictionary 英漢字典

 swash /ˈswɑʃ, ˈswɔʃ/
 (vi.)沖激,濺潑,虛張聲勢(vt.)晃動,沖洗潑水聲,嚇唬,虛張聲勢

From: Webster's Revised Unabridged Dictionary (1913)

 Swash, n.
 1. Impulse of water flowing with violence; a dashing or splashing of water.
 2. A narrow sound or channel of water lying within a sand bank, or between a sand bank and the shore, or a bar over which the sea washes.
 3. Liquid filth; wash; hog mash. [Obs.]
 4. A blustering noise; a swaggering behavior. [Obs.]
 5. A swaggering fellow; a swasher.
 

From: Webster's Revised Unabridged Dictionary (1913)

 Swash n.  Arch. An oval figure, whose moldings are oblique to the axis of the work.
 Swash plate Mach., a revolving circular plate, set obliquely on its shaft, and acting as a cam to give a reciprocating motion to a rod in a direction parallel to the shaft.

From: Webster's Revised Unabridged Dictionary (1913)

 Swash, a.  Soft, like fruit too ripe; swashy. [Prov. Eng.]

From: Webster's Revised Unabridged Dictionary (1913)

 Swash, v. i. [imp. & p. p. Swashed p. pr. & vb. n. Swashing.]
 1. To dash or flow noisily, as water; to splash; as, water swashing on a shallow place.
 2. To fall violently or noisily. [Obs.]
 3. To bluster; to make a great noise; to vapor or brag.

From: WordNet (r) 2.0

 swash
      n : the movement or sound of water; "the swash of waves on the
          beach"
      v 1: make violent, noisy movements
      2: dash a liquid upon or against; "The mother splashed the
         baby's face with water" [syn: spatter, splatter, plash,
          splash, splosh]
      3: show off [syn: boast, tout, shoot a line, brag, gas,
          blow, bluster, vaunt, gasconade]
      4: act in an arrogant, overly self-assured, or conceited manner
         [syn: swagger, bluster]