masher

Definitions

  • A POTATO MASHER
    A POTATO MASHER
  • WordNet 3.6
    • n masher a kitchen utensil used for mashing (e.g. potatoes)
    • n masher a man who is aggressive in making amorous advances to women
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ANCIENT EXAMPLE OF FEMALE MASHER ANCIENT EXAMPLE OF FEMALE MASHER

Webster's Revised Unabridged Dictionary
    • Masher A charmer of women.
    • Masher One who, or that which, mashes; also Brewing, a machine for making mash.
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Century Dictionary and Cyclopedia
    • n masher An apparatus for preparing the mash for the distillation of potato spirits. Ure, Dict.
    • n masher One who or that which mashes or crushes; a crusher.
    • n masher One whose dress or manners are such as to impress strongly the fancy or elicit the admiration of susceptible young women; a fop; a “dude”; a “lady-killer.”
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Chambers's Twentieth Century Dictionary
    • n Masher mash′ėr a fellow who dresses showily to attract the attention of silly young women, a fop
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Usage

In literature:

Dressed in a grey tweed suit, masher collar, and two tin sleeve-links.
"Follow My leader" by Talbot Baines Reed
He's an awfully decent fellow, but it's a sad pity he's such a masher.
"Reginald Cruden" by Talbot Baines Reed
She had guessed that he was a masher, now she knew it.
"Jokes For All Occasions" by Anonymous
A female masher is much worse than a male masher as you can imagine.
"Peck's Sunshine Being a Collection of Articles Written for Peck's Sun, Milwaukee, Wis. - 1882" by George W. Peck
African student evidently still a masher.
"Punch, or the London Charivari Volume 98, January 4, 1890" by Various
See them hustle that masher!
"Ainslee's, Vol. 15, No. 5, June 1905" by Various
A hand grenade was used by them which our boys called potato-mashers.
"The Fight for the Argonne" by William Benjamin West
When the currants are hot, crush them with the vegetable masher.
"Canned Fruit, Preserves, and Jellies: Household Methods of Preparation" by Maria Parloa
He is a careless, high-spirited, extravagant lad, and he does not at present lean towards the masher type.
"A House-Party" by Ouida
Set them over a slow fire after crushing them with a potato masher.
"Civic League Cook Book" by Anonymous
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In news:

Traditionally, authentic agua frescas are made without blenders by simply mashing fruit with a fork or masher before adding water.
This little-seen thriller from Fritz Lang's rich and strange late period (1953) is The Woman in the Window with the sex roles reversed: Anne Baxter is a working girl who believes she has murdered a masher (Raymond Burr).
This is one industry in which some homeowners (maybe most) feel they can repair their own range, refrigerator, trash masher, wine cooler, etc.
One of the keys to perfect potatoes is to start with a good masher.
Try-It-Out Tuesday: Double Action Potato Masher .
Trumbo 's patience creates monster masher.
Mash the blueberries with a potato masher or other utensil in a large pot.
He tried two of Clement 's "masher" cases, and he made it clear that he did not enjoy her tactics.
What is it, a beetle, a pounder or a masher.
Mash with a fork or potato masher until well combined.
With a potato masher or an electric mixer at low speed, mash the potatoes with the garlic, buttermilk and the remaining 1/4 teaspoon salt.
Return the potatoes to the pot and mash with a potato masher.
Return the hot potatoes to the pan and mash until smooth with a potato masher.
Using a masher, roughly mash the potatoes, then stir in the butter and sour cream.
Mash with a potato masher until smooth.
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