AskDefine | Define dashed

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dashed adj : having gaps or spaces; "sign on the dotted line" [syn: dotted]

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Verb

dashed
  1. past participle of dash

Adjective

  1. Of a line, made up of short lines with small gaps between each one and the next.
  2. A euphemism for damned.
    It's a dashed shame that Tarquin failed all his A-levels — we were hoping to get him into Oxford.

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  • Dashed in the sense of "damned" is considered to be upper-class or somewhat old-fashioned.

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Extensive Definition

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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