hash browns

plural noun

Definition of hash browns

: boiled potatoes that have been diced or shredded, mixed with chopped onions and shortening, and fried usually until they form a browned cake

called also hash brown potatoes, hashed brown potatoes, hashed browns

Examples of hash browns in a Sentence

Recent Examples on the Web The remoulade is also great on breakfast potatoes and hash browns. Sheena Chihak, Better Homes & Gardens, 19 Sep. 2022 The Bob’s Big Boy in Downey serves delicious chilaquiles, which are now as much a breakfast staple in the Southland as hash browns and bagels. Los Angeles Times, 15 Sep. 2022 There are hearty sides, such as French toast sticks and hash browns, too. Susan Selasky, Detroit Free Press, 14 Sep. 2022 Best Friends, Cross' sister Jakie comes over for breakfast and brings a full spread of doughnuts, pancakes with sprinkles, hash browns, eggs and sausage. Julie Mazziotta, PEOPLE.com, 10 Feb. 2022 In addition to exotic doughnuts like maple sea salt, blueberry crumble, peanut butter crisp and other flavors, the breakfast offerings include kolaches, breakfast buns and plates with fried eggs and hash browns, or yogurt and granola. al, 25 Aug. 2022 In March 2019, a Yelp user posted a receipt showing $2.19 for a Wake Up Wrap with bacon and $0.99 per six-piece order of hash browns at North Station. Diti Kohli, BostonGlobe.com, 28 July 2022 Get ready to pay more for those eggs over easy, hash browns and toast. Susan Selasky, Detroit Free Press, 10 Aug. 2022 Now the wrap sold for $2.65 and the hash browns, $1.29 per order. Diti Kohli, BostonGlobe.com, 28 July 2022 See More

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First Known Use of hash browns

1926, in the meaning defined above

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21 Sep 2022

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“Hash browns.” Merriam-Webster.com Dictionary, Merriam-Webster, https://www.merriam-webster.com/dictionary/hash%20browns. Accessed 28 Sep. 2022.

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