to crush: He mashed his thumb with a hammer.
to reduce to a soft, pulpy mass, as by beating or pressure, especially in the preparation of food.
to mix (crushed malt or meal of grain) with hot water to form wort.
a soft, pulpy mass.
a pulpy condition.
a mixture of boiled grain, bran, meal, etc., fed warm to horses and cattle.
crushed malt or meal of grain mixed with hot water to form wort.
British Slang. mashed potatoes.
Other definitions for mash (2 of 3)
a flirtation or infatuation.
a person who seeks another's affection or who is the object of affection.
to flirt with; court the affections of.
Other definitions for MASH (3 of 3)
mobile army surgical hospital.
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How to use mash in a sentence
"M-o-t-o-r s-m-a-s-h o-n r-o-a-d h-e-l-p c-o-p-s," he spelled out.The Boy Scouts in A Trapper's Camp | Thornton W. Burgess
British Dictionary definitions for mash (1 of 2)
a soft pulpy mass or consistency
agriculture a feed of bran, meal, or malt mixed with water and fed to horses, cattle, or poultry
(esp in brewing) a mixture of mashed malt grains and hot water, from which malt is extracted
British informal mashed potatoes
Northern English dialect a brew of tea
to beat or crush into a mash
to steep (malt grains) in hot water in order to extract malt, esp for making malt liquors
Northern English dialect to brew (tea)
archaic to flirt with
- mashed, adjective
- masher, noun
British Dictionary definitions for MASH (2 of 2)
Mobile Army Surgical Hospital
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Cultural definitions for M*A*S*H
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