Definition of mash noun from the Oxford Advanced Learner's Dictionary



    BrE BrE//mæʃ//
    ; NAmE NAmE//mæʃ//
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  1. 1(especially British English) = mashed potato
  2. 2[uncountable] grain cooked in water until soft, used to feed farm animals
  3. 3[uncountable] a mixture of malt grains and hot water, used for making beer, etc.
  4. 4[singular] a mash (of something) any food that has been crushed into a soft mass The soup was a mash of grain and vegetables.
  5. see also mishmash
    Word OriginOld English māsc (as a brewing term), of West Germanic origin; perhaps ultimately related to mix.
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