What does the word squash mean?

Usage examples for squash

  1. " We make trade," agreed Mr. Esvido; and Miss Elizabeth, leaving the Bible, bore the big squash away. – Out of the Triangle by Mary E. Bamford
  2. The swollen budget struck the unyielding ground and burst like a squash. – John March, Southerner by George W. Cable
  3. " Where," said Mrs. Grumble, who stood beside him, holding the hoe, " are you going to plant squash?" – Autumn by Robert Nathan