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mash

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verb \ˈmash\

Definition of mash

  1. transitive verb
  2. 1 a :  to reduce to a soft pulpy state by beating or pressure b :  crush, smash <mash a finger>

  3. 2 :  to subject (as crushed malt) to the action of water with heating and stirring in preparing wort



13th Century

First Known Use of mash

13th century

Other Alcoholic Beverage Terms


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mash

noun

Definition of mash

  1. 1 :  a mixture of ground feeds for livestock

  2. 2 :  crushed malt or grain meal steeped and stirred in hot water to produce wort

  3. 3 :  a soft pulpy mass

  4. 4 British :  mashed potatoes



Origin of mash

Middle English mash-, from Old English māx-; akin to Middle High German meisch mash


First Known Use: 1577

Other Alcoholic Beverage Terms


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mash

noun

Definition of mash

  1. :  crush 4



Origin of mash

perhaps from 1mash


First Known Use: 1870


4

mash

verb

Definition of mash

  1. transitive verb
  2. :  to flirt with or seek the affection of



1877

First Known Use of mash

1877


MASH

abbreviation

Definition of MASH

  1. mobile army surgical hospital





MASH Defined for Kids

1

mash

play
verb \ˈmash\

Definition of mash

mashedmash·ing

  1. :  to make into a soft mass




2

mash

play
noun

Definition of mash

  1. 1 :  a mixture of ground feeds used for feeding livestock

  2. 2 :  a mass of something made soft by beating or crushing

  3. 3 :  a wet mixture of crushed malt or grain used to make alcoholic drinks





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