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
It is pressed deep inside, then more is fetched to mash on top.
Orson Welles (1965) His Chimes at Midnight was a mash-up of the Shakespeare plays in which Sir John Falstaff appears.
Because this is my book,” Kibbe writes, he decided to “mash up” the conversations into an “imaginary gab fest.Why The Tea Party Won’t Go Away And More Wisdom From Matt Kibbe | Michael Signer | April 23, 2014 | THE DAILY BEAST
It is made, as the label narrates “with traditional mash hopping and without wort boiling.”
First, it must come from a mash bill that contains at least 51 percent corn.Hillbilly Heaven: The History of Small-Batch Bourbon | Dane Huckelbridge | March 29, 2014 | THE DAILY BEAST
The red cow ha' calved, an' no one here to see 'un, an' mother had to carry her a hot mash hersel'.The World Before Them | Susanna Moodie
Then throw away the bees and lay the stings gently but firmly on a mash composed of the breasts of five Buff Orpington cockerels.
Why, if it wasn't for the fact that I'm feeling particularly happy to-night, I'd mash your mouth for that.An Arkansas Planter | Opie Percival Read
Horses that ought to be having a mash between their ribs make riders despond.Lord Ormont and his Aminta, Complete | George Meredith
"Yes, and I'd like to know how you come to mash my mouth so dod-rottedly," said Sneak, in well-affected ill nature.Wild Western Scenes | John Beauchamp Jones
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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