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 for Swashing
From The Collaborative International Dictionary of English v.0.48 :

  Swash \Swash\, v. i. [imp. & p. p. Swashed; p. pr. & vb. n.
     Swashing.] [Probably of imitative origin; cf. Sw. svasska
     to splash, and, for sense 3, Sw. svassa to bully, to
     rodomontade.]
     1. To dash or flow noisily, as water; to splash; as, water
        swashing on a shallow place.
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     2. To fall violently or noisily. [Obs.] --Holinshed.
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     3. To bluster; to make a great noise; to vapor or brag.
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From The Collaborative International Dictionary of English v.0.48 :

  Swashing \Swash"ing\, a.
     1. Swaggering; hectoring. "A swashing and martial outside."
        --Shak.
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     2. Resounding; crushing. "Swashing blow." --Shak.
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