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First published 1965 (SND Vol. VI).
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MUSK, n.3 A mash, a soft pulp.Sc. 1757 R. Maxwell Practical Husbandman 153:
Take as much Water as will fully cover the Quantity of Grain . . . Boil all these till the Grain is reduced to a Musk.

[Misprint for or variant of Mask, q.v. Cf. the sim. alternation mash, Mush.]

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