- n. 饲料；糊状物；麦芽浆
- vt. 捣碎；调情
- n. (Mash)人名；(英)马什
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1. 区分：marsh, mash: 有花儿(r)是沼泽地(marsh),因为沼泽地才会长花儿，无花儿是糊状物(mash)。
2. mix => mash.
3. 谐音“马食” --- 给马吃的糊状食物 --- 捣碎成糊状物的马饲料。
4. 谐音“马戏” -- 戏马 -- 调戏、调情、挑逗。
- mash (n.)
- "soft mixture," late Old English *masc (in masc-wyrt "mash-wort, infused malt"), from Proto-Germanic *maisk- (cognates: Swedish mäsk "grains for pigs," German Maisch "crushed grapes, infused malt," Old English meox "dung, filth"), from PIE *meik- "to mix" (see mix (v.)). Originally a word in brewing; general sense of "anything reduced to a soft pulpy consistency" is recorded from 1590s, as is the figurative sense "confused mixture, muddle." Short for mashed potatoes it is attested from 1904.
- mash (v.)
- Old English mæscan, "to mix with hot water," from same root as mash (n.). Meaning "to beat into a soft mass" is mid-13c. Related: Mashed; mashing. For romantic sense, see masher.
- 1. They ate a mash of 2 potatoes, 2 carrots & cabbage.
- 2. Mash the bananas with a fork.
- 3. The soup was a mash of grain and vegetables.
- 4. You can help mash up the potatoes for me.
- 5. He beat the potato into a mash before eating it.
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