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  • v. Simple past tense and past participle of mush.

from The Century Dictionary and Cyclopedia

  • Shattered; depressed; “used up.”


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  • It just hurts me on a number of levels to see the written word mushed and reshaped into something "sellable" and/or "watchable".

    My thoughts on the LOST season 5 premiere

  • In two separate bowls, the batters looked different enough in colour to make separate layers, but the thinness of the batter just meant that it all kind of mushed together.

    Archive 2009-06-01

  • We mixed it up in a meausureing cup (the hotdog had to be kind of mushed up first * barf, barf*) and poured it into a shot glass which we passed around and had to take a drink out of it.

    super-suzan Diary Entry

  • On we "mushed," past the cliff, the boats, and out upon the ice.

    A Woman who went to Alaska

  • I was out of everything more nourishing than hope and one slab of pay-streaked bacon, when two tenderfeet 'mushed' up the gulch, and invited themselves into my cabin to watch me pan.


  • After that the dogs were strung out afresh, and Julyman "mushed" them on, and brought them abreast of the train of the waiting Oolak.

    The Heart of Unaga

  • Blindly, instinctively, she took the gee pole and whip, and "mushed" the dogs out on the trail.

    The White Silence

  • Blindly, instinctively, she took the gee pole and whip, and 'mushed' the dogs out on the trail.

    The Son of the Wolf

  • 'It kind of mushed under my boot and I didn't think much of it, till it began to move,' he said.


  • 'mushed' into it in the winter along with Dowling, the great mail carrier of this region, who carried the mail up the Yukon on the ice, with a dog team, nine hundred miles between Dawson and Fort Gibbon once a month.

    The Boy Scouts on the Yukon


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