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Definitions of squash

  1. Colloquially, to crush, especially into a flat mass or pulp. The Winston Simplified Dictionary. By William Dodge Lewis, Edgar Arthur Singer. Published 1919.
  2. To beat or press into pulp: to crush flat. The american dictionary of the english language. By Daniel Lyons. Published 1899.
  3. Colloquially, to fall in a soft mass. The Winston Simplified Dictionary. By William Dodge Lewis, Edgar Arthur Singer. Published 1919.
  4. An American animal allied to the weasel. Newage Dictionary DB
  5. A plant and its fruit of the genus Cucurbita, or gourd kind. Newage Dictionary DB
  6. To beat or press into pulp or a flat mass; to crush. Newage Dictionary DB
  7. Something soft and easily crushed; especially, an unripe pod of pease. Newage Dictionary DB
  8. Hence, something unripe or soft; -- used in contempt. Newage Dictionary DB
  9. A sudden fall of a heavy, soft body; also, a shock of soft bodies. Newage Dictionary DB
  10. To best or press into pulp or a flat mass. Nuttall's Standard dictionary of the English language. By Nuttall, P.Austin. Published 1914.
  11. a game played in an enclosed court by two or four players who strike the ball with long-handled rackets Scrapingweb Dictionary DB
  12. edible fruit of a squash plant; eaten as a vegetable Scrapingweb Dictionary DB
  13. any of numerous annual tendril-bearing trailing plants of the genus Cucurbita grown for their fleshy edible fruits Scrapingweb Dictionary DB
  14. A game much like rackets, played in a walled court with soft rubber balls and bats like tennis rackets. Webster Dictionary DB
  15. Something soft and easily crushed; a mashed object or mass; the sudden fall of a soft body; a plant of various kinds belonging to the cucumber family; also, its fruit. The Winston Simplified Dictionary. By William Dodge Lewis, Edgar Arthur Singer. Published 1919.
  16. A sudden fall or shock of soft bodies: anything soft and easily crushed, anything soft or unripe. The american dictionary of the english language. By Daniel Lyons. Published 1899.
  17. A plant of the genus Cucurbita, C. Melopepo, and its fruit, cultivated in America as an article of food. "Squash is an Indian kind of pumpion that grows apace."-Boyle. The american dictionary of the english language. By Daniel Lyons. Published 1899.
  18. The American name for a species of weasel. "The smell of our weasels, and ermines, and polecats is fragrance itself, when compared to that of the squash and the skunk."-Goldsmith. The american dictionary of the english language. By Daniel Lyons. Published 1899.
  19. The fleshy edible fruit of a trailing plant; also, the palnt. The Concise Standard Dictionary of the English Language. By James Champlin Fernald. Published 1919.
  20. A soft or mashed object. The Concise Standard Dictionary of the English Language. By James Champlin Fernald. Published 1919.
  21. The sudden fall of a heavy, soft, or bursting body. The Concise Standard Dictionary of the English Language. By James Champlin Fernald. Published 1919.
  22. Something soft and easily crushed; something unripe or soft; a sudden fall of a heavy soft body; a shock of soft bodies. Nuttall's Standard dictionary of the English language. By Nuttall, P.Austin. Published 1914.
  23. A species of gourd. Nuttall's Standard dictionary of the English language. By Nuttall, P.Austin. Published 1914.
  24. Anything soft and easily crushed; a sudden fall of a heavy soft body. Etymological and pronouncing dictionary of the English language. By Stormonth, James, Phelp, P. H. Published 1874.
  25. A plant, and its fruit, of the gourd kind; an Amer. animal allied to the weasel-properly musquash. Etymological and pronouncing dictionary of the English language. By Stormonth, James, Phelp, P. H. Published 1874.
  26. Squashy. The Concise Standard Dictionary of the English Language. By James Champlin Fernald. Published 1919.

Usage examples for squash

  1. I am a mammoth squash – Rose MacLeod by Alice Brown
  2. If our method of securing the salmon was unsportsmanlike, we excused ourselves for the methods used, just as Major Powell justified his appropriation of the Indians' squash – Through the Grand Canyon from Wyoming to Mexico by E. L. Kolb
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