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Splatter-dash

Definitions

  • Chambers's Twentieth Century Dictionary
    • n Splatter-dash an uproar, commotion
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Etymology

Chambers's Twentieth Century Dictionary
Spatter.

Usage

In literature:

On their legs they wear pieces of blue cloth for stockings, some like our soldiers' splatter-dashes.
"Amusing Prose Chap Books" by Various
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In news:

Plattsburgh, NY, Nov 27, 2012 — We've all seen or experienced it - unfortunate wildlife dashes in front of a car at just the wrong time--and its remains splatter across the road.
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