Wash"y (?), a. [From Wash.]

1.

Watery; damp; soft.

"Washy ooze."

Milton.

2.

Lacking substance or strength; weak; thin; dilute; feeble; as, washy tea; washy resolutions.

A polish . . . not over thin and washy. Sir H. Wotton.

3.

Not firm or hardy; liable to sweat profusely with labor; as, a washy horse.

[Local, U. S.]

 

© Webster 1913.

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