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This weeks word comes from Under the Mercy Trees by Heather Newton.

dasher — “She turns the wheel harder and harder as the cream stiffens against the dasher.”

A dasher is a kind of plunger with paddles at one end, for stirring and mixing liquids or semisolids in a churn, ice-cream freezer, or the like. (dictionary.com)
What new words have you learned lately?