Definitions of squash

  1. Colloquially, to crush, especially into a flat mass or pulp.
  2. To beat or press into pulp: to crush flat.
  3. Colloquially, to fall in a soft mass.
  4. An American animal allied to the weasel.
  5. A plant and its fruit of the genus Cucurbita, or gourd kind.
  6. To beat or press into pulp or a flat mass; to crush.
  7. Something soft and easily crushed; especially, an unripe pod of pease.
  8. Hence, something unripe or soft; -- used in contempt.
  9. A sudden fall of a heavy, soft body; also, a shock of soft bodies.
  10. To best or press into pulp or a flat mass.
  11. a game played in an enclosed court by two or four players who strike the ball with long- handled rackets
  12. edible fruit of a squash plant; eaten as a vegetable
  13. A game much like rackets, played in a walled court with soft rubber balls and bats like tennis rackets.
  14. 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.
  15. A sudden fall or shock of soft bodies: anything soft and easily crushed, anything soft or unripe.
  16. 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.
  17. 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.
  18. The fleshy edible fruit of a trailing plant; also, the palnt.
  19. A soft or mashed object.
  20. The sudden fall of a heavy, soft, or bursting body.
  21. Something soft and easily crushed; something unripe or soft; a sudden fall of a heavy soft body; a shock of soft bodies.
  22. A species of gourd.
  23. Anything soft and easily crushed; a sudden fall of a heavy soft body.
  24. A plant, and its fruit, of the gourd kind; an Amer. animal allied to the weasel- properly musquash.
  25. Squashy.
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