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hash

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verb \ˈhash\

Definition of hash

  1. transitive verb
  2. 1 a :  to chop (as meat and potatoes) into small pieces b :  confuse, muddle

  3. 2 :  to talk about :  review —often used with over or out <hash over a problem> <hashing out their differences>



Examples of hash

  1. <he hashed some roast beef, put it in a pie shell, and topped it with a layer of mashed potatoes>

  2. <the bookkeeper had so hashed the figures it took weeks to straighten out the accounts>



Origin of hash

French hacher, from Old French hachier, from hache battle-ax, of Germanic origin; akin to Old High German hāppa sickle; akin to Greek koptein to cut — more at capon


First Known Use: 1590


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hash

noun

Definition of hash

  1. 1 :  chopped food; specifically :  chopped meat mixed with potatoes and browned

  2. 2 :  a restatement of something that is already known <the same old hash>

  3. 3 a :  hodgepodge, jumble b :  a confused muddle <made a hash of the whole project>

  4. 4 :  pound sign 2



Circa 1663

First Known Use of hash

circa 1663


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hash

noun

Definition of hash

  1. :  hashish



1955

First Known Use of hash

1955

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noun \ˈhash\

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