dashed adj : having gaps or spaces; "sign on the dotted line" [syn: dotted]
- Rhymes with: -æʃt
- past participle of dash
- Dashed in the sense of "damned" is considered to be upper-class or somewhat old-fashioned.
Pebble-dashing is a form of finishing to a brick or stone wall. The wall is coated with a mix of sand and cement into which small stones or chips have been mixed. The chips or stones give the finish a 'rough' look. It is also called roughcasting.
Pebbledashing (or roughcasting) is also used to describe a form of external Plastering similar to the above technique.
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