1 any soft or soggy mass; "he pounded it to a pulp" [syn: pulp]
2 cornmeal boiled in water [syn: cornmeal mush]
3 an expression that is excessively sweet and sentimental [syn: treacle]
4 a journey by dogsled
1 drive (a team of dogs or a dogsled)
2 travel with a dogsled
Etymology 1Probably a variant of mash.
- To squish so as to
break into smaller pieces or to combine with something else.
- He mushed the ingredients together.
Etymology 2From mush, from murš, from |.
- Take Our Word for It Issue 101, accessed on 2005-05-09
- In the context of "UK|primarily Southern England|slang":
- "'Oy, mush! Get out of it!'That's what we'd sayBarging the localsOut of the way"— MAUREEN AND DOREEN AND NOREEN AND ME, Peculiar Poems, http://www.jclamb.com/
- "When I'm around it's not uncommon for someone to call me and say :'Oy mush, get your bum over here and give us a hand.'" — THE ONCE AND FUTURE KING: In Which King Arthur Uther Pendragon Grants An Interview http://arthurpendragon.ukonline.co.uk/arthur.html
Etymology 3Simple contraction of mushroom.
- In the context of "Quebecois English|slang": magic mushrooms
slang: magic mushrooms
- Spanish: champi qualifier slang
Etymology 4From muos and mus or muss, or any thick preparation of fruit.
A food comprising cracked or rolled grains cooked in water or milk, porridge
- Spanish: gachas de harina de maíz
Etymology 5Believed to be a contraction of mush on, in turn a corruption of marchons, the cry of the voyageurs and coureurs de bois to their dogs.
- A directive given (usually to dogs or a horse) to start moving,
or to move faster.
- When the lone cowboy saw the indians, he yelled mush, cha, giddyup!
directive to start moving
- Spanish: andando, vamos
- In the context of "UK|primarily Northern England|slang": The
- "My ugly mush finally found its way onto the www, but not in the manner to which I deserved." — http://owlfarm.pmgr.net/aspen/hst16.htm
- 2002:"I grew my face fungus to cover up an ugly mush." — http://www.maggotdrowning.com/forum/topic.asp?ARCHIVE=true&TOPIC_ID=809
- "and your bird has an ugly mush" — http://b3ta.com/board/archive/21323/
slang: the face
- Spanish: jeta, cardo
Mush may refer to:
- Mush (cornmeal), a kind of corn pudding or porridge
- Mush, slang meaning man or face (IPA: mʊʃ, as in 'push') .
- Mushing, a sport or transport method powered by dogs or a command to a dog team
- Muş Province, in eastern Turkey
- Muş, the provincial capital of Muş Province
- Mush, a 1992 album by the band Leatherface
- Mush Records, a Los Angeles-based independent record label
- Mush, a nickname for Pakistani president Pervez Musharraf
- Mail User's Shell, a Unix mail user agent
- MUSH, a text-based online social medium
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