hash

verb
\ˈhash \
hashed; hashing; hashes

Definition of hash 

(Entry 1 of 3)

transitive verb

1a : to chop (food, such as meat and potatoes) into small pieces

b : confuse, muddle

2 : to talk about : review often used with over or out hash over a problemhashing out their differences

hash

noun (1)

Definition of hash (Entry 2 of 3)

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

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

3a : hodgepodge, jumble

b : a confused muddle made a hash of the whole project

hash

noun (2)

Definition of hash (Entry 3 of 3)

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Examples of hash in a Sentence

Verb

he hashed some roast beef, put it in a pie shell, and topped it with a layer of mashed potatoes the bookkeeper had so hashed the figures it took weeks to straighten out the accounts

First Known Use of hash

Verb

1590, in the meaning defined at sense 1a

Noun (1)

circa 1663, in the meaning defined at sense 1

Noun (2)

1955, in the meaning defined above

History and Etymology for hash

Verb

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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The first known use of hash was in 1590

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hash

noun
\ˈhash \

Kids Definition of hash

 (Entry 1 of 2)

1 : cooked meat and vegetables chopped together and browned

2 : mess entry 1 sense 1 He made a hash of the project.

hash

verb
hashed; hashing

Kids Definition of hash (Entry 2 of 2)

1 : to talk about : discuss Let's hash out this problem.

2 : to chop into small pieces

hash

noun
\ˈhash \

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