Definition of mash

Definition of mash
  1. mash Noun A mesh
  2. mash Noun A mass of mixed ingredients reduced to a soft pulpy state by beating or pressure; a mass of anything in a soft pulpy state.
  3. mash Noun In brewing, ground or bruised malt, or meal of rye, wheat, corn, or other grain (or a mixture of malt and meal) steeped and stirred in hot water for making the wort.
  4. mash Noun Mashed potatoes.
  5. mash Noun A mixture of meal or bran and water fed to animals.
  6. mash Noun A mess; trouble — Francis Beaumont & John Fletcher
  7. mash Verb To convert into a mash; to reduce to a soft pulpy state by beating or pressure; to bruise; to crush; as, to mash apples in a mill, or potatoes with a pestle. Specifically (Brewing), to convert, as malt, or malt and meal, into the mash which makes wort.
  8. mash Verb To press down hard (on).
  9. mash Verb to press.
  10. mash Verb To prepare a cup of tea (in a teapot), alternative to brew
  11. mash Verb to flirt, to make eyes, to make romantic advances
  12. mash Noun an infatuation, a crush, a fancy
  13. mash Noun a dandy, a masher
  14. mash Noun the object of one's affections
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