from The Century Dictionary.

  • noun Same as mash-fat.


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  • The Law was his enemy, because it said to him, "Thou shalt not," when he sought to take the yellow corn which bruising labor had coaxed from scattered rock-strewn fields to his own mash-vat and still.

    The Call of the Cumberlands

  • Already, he had given up the worm and mash-vat, and no longer sought to make or sell illicit liquor.

    The Call of the Cumberlands


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