potato-masher

potato-masher

(pəˈteɪtəʊˌmæʃə)
n
(Tools) a kitchen implement used to crush or mash potatoes
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"Tell me, please, what IS our business?" inquired a potato-masher, winking at Dorothy somewhat impertinently.
Instead of the usual stove-lid or potato-masher for him to dodge, came only words.
The remainder of the cast is soon introduced: Grandma is a bifocal-wearing potato; the wolf is a sinister potato-masher; and the hunter is a swashbuckling flyswatter.
Tucked to the side is a newspaper story of a man with a five-foot mustache; his photo shows the mustache curled into the same spiral, a shape that echoes Johnson's potato-masher drawings as much as L.H.O.O.Q.