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pash

[ pash ]
/ pæʃ /
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noun Slang.
an infatuation for another person; crush.
the object of such a passion.
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Origin of pash

First recorded in 1910–15; shortening and respelling of passion
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British Dictionary definitions for pash (1 of 2)

pash1
/ (pæʃ) /

noun
slang infatuation

Word Origin for pash

C20: from passion

British Dictionary definitions for pash (2 of 2)

pash2
/ (pæʃ) obsolete, or dialect /

verb
to throw or be thrown and break or be broken to bits; smash
noun
a crushing blow

Word Origin for pash

C17 (n): from earlier passhen to throw with violence, probably of imitative origin
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