an infatuation for another person; crush.
the object of such a passion.
to throw or be thrown and break or be broken to bits; smash
a crushing blow
“head,” 1610s, now obsolete or dialectal, of uncertain origin. In 20c. the word was used as an colloquial shortening of passion.
Passionate: That isn’t as pash as some of the poems
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