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hash

verb \ ˈhash \

Definition of hash

transitive verb
1 a :to chop (food, such as meat and potatoes) into small pieces
2 :to talk about :review often used with over or out
  • hash over a problem
  • hashing out their differences

Examples of hash in a Sentence

  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 and Etymology 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


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hash

noun

Definition of hash

1 :chopped food; specifically :chopped meat mixed with potatoes and browned
2 :a restatement of something that is already known
  • the same old hash
b :a confused muddle
  • made a hash of the whole project
4 :pound sign 2

First Known Use of hash

circa 1663


3

hash

noun

Definition of hash

First Known Use of hash

1955

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HASH Defined for Kids

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hash

noun \ ˈhash \

Definition of hash for Students

1 :cooked meat and vegetables chopped together and browned
2 :1mess 1
  • He made a hash of the project.

2

hash

verb

Definition of hash for Students

hashed; hashing
1 :to talk about :discuss
  • Let's hash out this problem.
2 :to chop into small pieces

Medical Dictionary

hash

noun \ ˈhash \

medical Definition of hash



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