Definition of mash note in English:

mash note

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noun

North American informal
  • A letter which expresses infatuation with or gushing admiration of someone: she told him to stop annoying her with flowers and mash notes
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    • Attributed to no one, the words appeared in a prominent mash note about machinery of death from the New York Times, a newspaper that's supposed to epitomize the highest journalistic standards.
    • In return, users can post a brief mash note above the career numbers of their favorite player in baseball history.
    • Each young man, on identical sheets of paper, sends what is in effect a mash note.

Origin

late 19th century: from slang mash (see masher2) + note.

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