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Smash

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Come to smash—to ruin. Smashed to pieces, broken to atoms. Smash is a corruption of mash; Latin, mastico, to bite to pieces. (See Slope.)

“I have a great mind to … let social position go to smash.”—Eggleston: Faith Doctor, p. 63.

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Entry taken from Dictionary of Phrase and Fable, edited by the Rev. E. Cobham Brewer, LL.D. and revised in 1895.

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