What does the word mush mean?

Usage examples for mush

  1. In another Phalanx, one breakfast was mush. – History of American Socialisms by John Humphrey Noyes
  2. I cal'lated you city folks was late sleepers, and I wouldn't want to make any trouble, so I found a little eatin' house down below here a ways and had a cup of coffee and some bread and butter and mush. – Cap'n Warren's Wards by Joseph C. Lincoln
  3. Christie's face fell, then she exclaimed laughing: " That's always the way; I never take a poetic flight but in comes the mush, and spoils it all." – Work: A Story of Experience by Louisa May Alcott