Frushed vs Crushed - What's the difference?

frushed | crushed |

As verbs the difference between frushed and crushed

is that frushed is (frush) while crushed is (crush).

As an adjective crushed is

pulverized, rendered into small, disconnected fragments.




  • (frush)

  • frush


    Etymology 1

    From (etyl) fruissier, (froissier) ( > French froisser), from .


  • (obsolete) To break up, smash.
  • * 1600 , Edward Fairfax, The Jerusalem Delivered of Tasso, Book VIII, xlviii:
  • Rinaldo's armor frush'd and hack'd they had,
  • *:: Oft pierced through, with blood besmeared new.
  • * 1602 , ,
  • ... I like thy armour well;
    I'll frush it and unlock the rivets all
    But I'll be master of it.
  • (obsolete) To charge, rush violently.
  • * 1485 , Sir Thomas Malory, Le Morte Darthur , Book V:
  • And than they fruyshed forth all at onys, of the bourelyest knyghtes that ever brake brede, with mo than fyve hondred at the formyst frunte [...].
  • (historical) To straighten up (the feathers on an arrow).
  • Adjective

    (en adjective)
  • Easily broken; brittle; crisp.
  • Noun

  • (obsolete) noise; clatter; crash
  • (Southey)

    Etymology 2

    Compare Old English frosch, (frosk), a frog (the animal), (etyl) .


  • The frog of a horse's foot.
  • A discharge of a foetid or ichorous matter from the frog of a horse's foot; thrush.
  • (Webster 1913) ----




  • (crush)
  • Adjective

    (en adjective)
  • Pulverized, rendered into small, disconnected fragments.
  • Broken, saddened, depressed.
  • * , chapter=7
  • , title= The Mirror and the Lamp , passage=[…] St.?Bede's at this period of its history was perhaps the poorest and most miserable parish in the East End of London. Close-packed, crushed by the buttressed height of the railway viaduct, rendered airless by huge walls of factories, it at once banished lively interest from a stranger's mind and left only a dull oppression of the spirit.}}
  • (not comparable, textiles) Of a fabric, having the appearance of having been crushed.
  • Derived terms

    * crushed sugar * crushed velvet