Mash



[mash] /mæʃ/

verb (used with object)
1.
to crush:
He mashed his thumb with a hammer.
2.
to reduce to a soft, pulpy mass, as by beating or pressure, especially in the preparation of food.
3.
to mix (crushed malt or meal of grain) with hot water to form wort.
noun
4.
a soft, pulpy mass.
5.
a pulpy condition.
6.
a mixture of boiled grain, bran, meal, etc., fed warm to horses and cattle.
7.
crushed malt or meal of grain mixed with hot water to form wort.
8.
British Slang. mashed potatoes.
[mash] /mæʃ/ Older Slang.
noun
1.
a flirtation or infatuation.
2.
a flirt; sweetheart; lover.
verb (used with object)
3.
to flirt with; court the affections of.
[mash] /mæʃ/
noun
1.
mobile army surgical hospital.
/mæʃ/
noun
1.
a soft pulpy mass or consistency
2.
(agriculture) a feed of bran, meal, or malt mixed with water and fed to horses, cattle, or poultry
3.
(esp in brewing) a mixture of mashed malt grains and hot water, from which malt is extracted
4.
(Brit, informal) mashed potatoes
5.
(Northern English, dialect) a brew of tea
verb (transitive)
6.
to beat or crush into a mash
7.
to steep (malt grains) in hot water in order to extract malt, esp for making malt liquors
8.
(Northern English, dialect) to brew (tea)
9.
(archaic) to flirt with
/mæʃ/
noun acronym (in the US)
1.
Mobile Army Surgical Hospital
n.

“soft mixture,” late Old English *masc (in masc-wyrt “mash-wort, infused malt”), from Proto-Germanic *maisk- (cf. Swedish mäsk “grains for pigs,” German Maisch “crushed grapes, infused malt,” Old English meox “dung, filth”), from PIE *meik- “to mix” (see mix (v.)). Originally a word in brewing; general sense of “anything reduced to a soft pulpy consistency” is recorded from 1590s, as is the figurative sense “confused mixture, muddle.” Short for mashed potatoes it is attested from 1904.
v.

Old English mæscan, “to mix with hot water,” from same root as mash (n.). Meaning “to beat into a soft mass” is mid-13c. Related: Mashed; mashing. For romantic sense, see masher.

MASH abbr.
Mobile Army Surgical Hospital

noun

verb

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(= Meshech 1 Chr. 1:17), one of the four sons of Aram, and the name of a tribe descended from him (Gen. 10:23) inhabiting some part probably of Mesopotamia. Some have supposed that they were the inhabitants of Mount Masius, the present Karja Baghlar, which forms part of the chain of Taurus.

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