Squash, n. 1. Something soft and easily crushed; especially, an unripe pod of pease.
Not yet old enough for a man, nor young enough for a boy; as a squash is before 't is a peascod.Shak.
2. Hence, something unripe or soft; -- used in contempt. "This squash, this gentleman."
3. A sudden fall of a heavy, soft body; also, a shock of soft bodies.
My fall was stopped by a terrible squash.Swift.
4. A game much like rackets, played in a walled court with soft rubber balls and bats like tennis rackets; -- called also
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