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Definition of Quash

Quash
Quash Quash, v. t. [OF. quasser, F. casser, fr. L. quassare to shake, shatter, shiver, v. intens. fr. quatere, quassum, to shake, shatter. Cf. Concussion, Discuss, Rescue, and also Quash to annul.] 1. To beat down, or beat in pieces; to dash forcibly; to crush. The whales Against sharp rocks, like reeling vessels, quashed, Though huge as mountains, are in pieces dashed. --Waller. 2. To crush; to subdue; to suppress or extinguish summarily and completely; as, to quash a rebellion. Contrition is apt to quash or allay all worldly grief. --Barrow.
Quash
Quash Quash, n. Same as Squash.
Quash
Quash Quash, v. t. [imp. & p. p. Quashed; p. pr. & vb. n. Quashing.] [OF. quasser, F. casser, fr. L. cassare to annihilate, annul, fr. cassus empty, vain, of uncertain origin. The word has been confused with L. quassare to shake, F. casser to break, which is probably of different origin. Cf. Cashier, v. t.] (Law) To abate, annul, overthrow, or make void; as, to quash an indictment. --Blackstone.
Quash
Quash Quash, v. i. To be shaken, or dashed about, with noise.

Meaning of Quash from wikipedia

- to quash is a request to a court or other tribunal to render a previous decision or proceeding null or invalid. The exact usage of motions to quash depend...
- Quash is an English surname which may refer to Quamany Quash, an 18th century American former slave of Parting Ways (Plymouth, M****achusetts) William Quash...
- William Francis Patterson Quash (27 December 1868 in Barking, London – 17 May 1938 in Barking, London) was an English football player who competed in...
- being their true selves. ****s United Against Straight Acting Homo****uals (QUASH) was the organization in Chicago that published an often cited article in...
- Susanna Mary Avery-Quash (born 1970) is a British art historian, curator, and author. She is senior research curator at the National Gallery, researching...
- Revolutionary War: Cato Howe, Prince Goodwin, Plato Turner, and Quamony Quash and their families. They were granted their freedom by the M****achusetts...
- Quashed (foaled 1932) was a British-bred and British-trained racehorse, winner of The Oaks in 1935. For many years, the Verdict family was not accepted...
- reserved its judgment for the case. On July 8, the Supreme Court refused to quash the summons and asked Facebook asked to appear before the Delhi ****embly...
- where it means "lone coati". Locally in Belize, the coati is known as "quash". Adult coatis measure 33 to 69 cm (13 to 27 in) from head to the base of...
- until the end of the war. In the Middle East in May, Commonwealth forces quashed an uprising in Iraq which had been supported by German aircraft from bases...