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Definition of quash:

  1. Same as Squash.
  2. To abate, annul, overthrow, or make void; as, to quash an indictment.
  3. To be shaken, or dashed about, with noise.
  4. To beat down, or beat in pieces; to dash forcibly; to crush.
  5. To crush; to subdue; to suppress or extinguish summarily and completely; as, to quash a rebellion.


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