Mash Mash, v. t. [imp. & p. p. {Mashed}; p. pr. & vb. n. {Mashing}.] [Akin to G. meischen, maischen, to mash, mix, and prob. to mischen, E. mix. See 2d {Mash}.] To convert into a mash; to reduce to a soft pulpy state by beating or pressure; to bruise; to crush; as, to mash apples in a mill, or potatoes with a pestle. Specifically (Brewing), to convert, as malt, or malt and meal, into the mash which makes wort. [1913 Webster]

{Mashing tub}, a tub for making the mash in breweries and distilleries; -- called also {mash tun}, and {mash vat}. [1913 Webster]

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