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Definitions of squash

  1. to compress with violence, out of natural shape or condition; "crush an aluminum can"; "squeeze a lemon" Scrapingweb Dictionary DB
  2. a game played in an enclosed court by two or four players who strike the ball with long-handled rackets Scrapingweb Dictionary DB
  3. edible fruit of a squash plant; eaten as a vegetable Scrapingweb Dictionary DB
  4. any of numerous annual tendril-bearing trailing plants of the genus Cucurbita grown for their fleshy edible fruits Scrapingweb Dictionary DB
  5. A game much like rackets, played in a walled court with soft rubber balls and bats like tennis rackets. Webster Dictionary DB
  6. An American animal allied to the weasel. Newage Dictionary DB
  7. A plant and its fruit of the genus Cucurbita, or gourd kind. Newage Dictionary DB
  8. To beat or press into pulp or a flat mass; to crush. Newage Dictionary DB
  9. Something soft and easily crushed; especially, an unripe pod of pease. Newage Dictionary DB
  10. Hence, something unripe or soft; -- used in contempt. Newage Dictionary DB
  11. A sudden fall of a heavy, soft body; also, a shock of soft bodies. Newage Dictionary DB
  12. 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.
  13. Colloquially, to crush, especially into a flat mass or pulp. The Winston Simplified Dictionary. By William Dodge Lewis, Edgar Arthur Singer. Published 1919.
  14. Colloquially, to fall in a soft mass. The Winston Simplified Dictionary. By William Dodge Lewis, Edgar Arthur Singer. Published 1919.
  15. To beat or press into pulp: to crush flat. The american dictionary of the english language. By Daniel Lyons. Published 1899.
  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. Squashy. The Concise Standard Dictionary of the English Language. By James Champlin Fernald. Published 1919.
  23. 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.
  24. A species of gourd. Nuttall's Standard dictionary of the English language. By Nuttall, P.Austin. Published 1914.
  25. To best or press into pulp or a flat mass. Nuttall's Standard dictionary of the English language. By Nuttall, P.Austin. Published 1914.
  26. To bear or press into pulp; to crush into a flat mass. Etymological and pronouncing dictionary of the English language. By Stormonth, James, Phelp, P. H. Published 1874.
  27. 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.
  28. 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.
  29. Hence, something unripe or soft; used in contempt. dictgcide_fs
  30. A game much like rackets, played in a walled court with soft rubber balls and bats like tennis rackets; called also squash rackets. dictgcide_fs
  31. skwosh, v.t. to press into pulp: to crush flat.--v.i. to form a soft mass as from a fall: to make a noise similar to such.--n. a sudden fall or shock of soft bodies: anything soft and easily crushed, anything soft or unripe, as a peascod.--ns. SQUASH'ER; SQUASH'INESS, state of being squashy.--adj. SQUASH'Y, like a squash: muddy. [O. Fr. esquacher (Fr. écacher), to crush--L. ex, out, coact[=a]re, to restrain--cog[)e]re, coactum, to drive together.] gutenberg.org/ebooks/37683
  32. skwosh, n. a term loosely used, esp. in the United States, for two or three kinds of gourd, including the pumpkin. [Amer. Ind. asquash (pl. of asq), green.] gutenberg.org/ebooks/37683
  33. Crush, squeeze flat or into pulp; (fig.) silence (person) with crushing retort; squeeze one\'s way (into &c.). (N.) squashed thing or mass, whence squashiness n., squashy a.; crowd; (sound of) fall of soft body; (also s.-rackets) game played with rackets& soft ball in fives court; LEMON s.; s.-hat (of soft felt &c.). [middle English] Concise Oxford Dictionary
  34. Kinds of gourd. Concise Oxford Dictionary
  35. n. Something soft and easily crushed; -a sudden fall of a heavy, soft body. Cabinet Dictionary
  36. n. A plant and its fruit of the gourd kind. Cabinet Dictionary

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