"mashes" in the noun sense
a mixture of mashed malt grains and hot water used in brewing
mixture of ground animal feeds
"mashes" in the verb sense
1. squash, crush, squelch, mash, squeeze
to compress with violence, out of natural shape or condition
"crush an aluminum can"
"squeeze a lemon"
2. chat up, flirt, dally, butterfly, coquet, coquette, romance, philander, mash
talk or behave amorously, without serious intentions
"The guys always try to chat up the new secretaries"
"My husband never flirts with other women"
3. grind, mash, crunch, bray, comminute
reduce to small pieces or particles by pounding or abrading
"grind the spices in a mortar"
"mash the garlic"
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