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Verb: mash  mash
  1. Reduce to small pieces or particles by pounding or abrading
    "mash the garlic";
    - grind, crunch, bray [archaic], comminute [rare]
  2. Use force to compress, making out of normal shape or condition
    "mash an aluminium can";
    - squash, crush, squelch, squeeze, squidge [informal], squish [informal]
  3. [UK, dialect] Sit or let sit in boiling water so as to extract the flavour
    - brew
  4. [archaic] Talk or behave amorously, without serious intentions
    - chat up [Brit, informal], flirt, dally, coquet [rare], romance, philander
Noun: mash  mash
  1. A mixture of mashed malt grains and hot water; used in brewing
  2. Mixture of ground animal feeds
  3. [Brit, informal] Potato that has been peeled and boiled and then mashed
    - mashed potato

Derived forms: mashing, mashed, mashes

Type of: aloo [Asia], alu [Asia], break up, feed, feedstuff, fragment, fragmentise [Brit], fragmentize, imbue, Irish potato [US], murphy [informal], potato, pratie [Ireland], praty [Ireland], press, provender, soak, speak, spud [informal], suspension, talk, tater [informal], tatie [UK, dialect], tattie [UK, dialect], white potato [US]

Encyclopedia: Mash