squash racquets
noun plural but singular in construction Date: 1886 squash 6

New Collegiate Dictionary. 2001.

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  • squash — squash1 [skwôsh, skwäsh] vt. [OFr esquasser < VL * exquassare < L ex , intens. + quassus: see QUASH2] 1. a) to squeeze or crush into a soft or flat mass b) to press or squeeze tightly or too tightly 2. to suppress or bring to an abrupt end; …   English World dictionary

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  • squash — squash1 squasher, n. /skwosh, skwawsh/, v.t. 1. to press into a flat mass or pulp; crush: She squashed the flower under her heel. 2. to suppress or put down; quash. 3. to silence or disconcert (someone), as with a crushing retort or emotional or… …   Universalium

  • squash´er — squash1 «skwosh», verb, noun, adverb. –v.t. 1. to squeeze or press into a flat mass or pulp; crush: »The boy squashed the bug. The package was squashed in the mail. 2. to put an end to; stop by force; suppress; quash: »The principal moved quickly …   Useful english dictionary

  • squash — I [[t]skwɒʃ, skwɔʃ[/t]] v. t. 1) to press into a flat mass or pulp; crush 2) to suppress; quash 3) to press forcibly into a small space; cram 4) to become pressed into a flat mass or pulp 5) to make a splashing sound; splash 6) to squeeze or… …   From formal English to slang

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