mush

5 definitions found

From The Collaborative International Dictionary of English v.0.48 [gcide]:

Mush \Mush\, noun [Cf. Gael. mus, muss, pap, porridge, any thick preparation of fruit, OHG. muos; akin to AS. & OS. m[=o]s food, and prob, to E. meat. See {Meat}.] Meal (esp. Indian meal) boiled in water; hasty pudding; supawn. [U.S.]

From The Collaborative International Dictionary of English v.0.48 [gcide]:

Mush \Mush\, verb (used with an object) [Cf. F. moucheter to cut with small cuts.] To notch, cut, or indent, as cloth, with a stamp.

From The Collaborative International Dictionary of English v.0.48 [gcide]:

Mush \Mush\, noun [Perh. short for mush on, a corrupt of E. marchons, the cry of the voyageurs and coureurs de bois to their dogs.] A march on foot, esp. across the snow with dogs; as, he had a long mush before him; -- also used attributively. [Colloq., Alaska & Northwestern U. S.] [Webster 1913 Suppl.]

From The Collaborative International Dictionary of English v.0.48 [gcide]:

Mush \Mush\, verb (used without an object) [imp. & p. p. {Mushed}; p. pr. & vb. n. {Mushing}.] To travel on foot, esp. across the snow with dogs. -- verb (used with an object) To cause to travel or journey. [Rare] [Colloq., Alaska & Northwestern U. S.] [Webster 1913 Suppl.]

From WordNet (r) 3.0 (2006) [wn]:

mush

noun

1: any soft or soggy mass; "he pounded it to a pulp" [syn: {pulp}, {mush}]

2: cornmeal boiled in water [syn: {mush}, {cornmeal mush}]

3: writing or music that is excessively sweet and sentimental [syn: {treacle}, {mush}, {slop}, {glop}]

4: a journey by dogsled

verb

1: drive (a team of dogs or a dogsled)

2: travel with a dogsled [syn: {dogsled}, {mush}]


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