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mush1 / sh/ • n. 1. a soft, wet, pulpy mass: she trudged through the mush of fallen leaves. ∎ fig. feeble or cloying sentimentality: the film's not just romantic mush. 2. thick porridge, esp. made of cornmeal. • v. [tr.] [usu. as adj.] (mushed) reduce (a substance) to a soft, wet, pulpy mass: simmer until the apples and potatoes are tender but not mushed. mush2 • v. [intr.] go on a journey across snow with a dogsled: by the end of winter he will have snowshoed up to 700 miles and mushed about the same. ∎  [tr.] urge on (the dogs) during such a journey. • interj. a command urging on dogs during such a journey. • n. a journey across snow with a dogsled: a twelve-day mush.

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mush

mush (N. Amer.) porridge made with meal XVII; (f. the vb.) pulpy mess or substance XIX. prob. symbolic alt. of MASH.
So vb. XVIII. Hence mushy XIX.

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mush

mush American; cakes of boiled ground rice served cold or fried.

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"mush." A Dictionary of Food and Nutrition. . Encyclopedia.com. 22 Aug. 2017 <http://www.encyclopedia.com>.

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mush

mushbush, Hindu Kush, kurus, mush, push, whoosh, woosh •shadbush • ambush • spicebush •saltbush • kiddush • cush-cush •bell push •ablush, blush, brush, crush, flush, gush, hush, hush-hush, lush, mush, plush, rush, shush, slush, thrush, tush •airbrush, hairbrush •sagebrush • paintbrush • onrush •song thrush • outrush • toothbrush •woodrush • bulrush • uprush

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