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 Unfortunately, however, police did not reveal whether or not the suspect prefers his hash browns scattered, smothered, covered or chunked. Fox News, "Georgia man breaks into Waffle House, fixes himself multiple snacks before leaving," 10 June 2020 Though their hours have changed, items like grits Benedict, egg tacos, and the pancake pot pie ― with sweet maple cream sausage gravy, hickory bacon, sausage, hash browns, scrambled eggs and cheese ― have not. Dalila Thomas, Dallas News, "Bacon, biscuits and bubbles: Our 7 favorite D-FW brunch-to-go deals," 19 May 2020 Unlike frittatas, most quiche recipes are made in a pie pan with buttery pastry dough or some sort of crust, like hash browns (pictured above). Southern Living, "The Difference Between a Frittata and a Quiche," 18 May 2020 Lamb Weston specializes in french fries of the regular and sweet potato variety, as well as chips, hash browns and other potato products. oregonlive, "Boardman potato processor reports 4 coronavirus cases among employees," 13 May 2020 Each comes with a side of hash browns and a soft drink, tea or hot coffee. Allen Kim, CNN, "McDonald's is giving first responders and healthcare workers free 'Thank You meals'," 22 Apr. 2020 Cooked potatoes and cooked hash browns not kept hot enough. Ebony Day, azcentral, "Phoenix diner cited for handwashing violations in latest restaurant inspections," 8 Apr. 2020 Unfortunately, fans will have to add their own chocolate chips and make their own hash browns -- smothered and covered, of course. Leah Asmelash, CNN, "Waffle House sold out of its waffle mix online in just four hours," 8 Apr. 2020 The golden hash browns that come with half the meals on the bridge-themed breakfast menu, as crispy as any in town. oregonlive, "Portland’s 40 best inexpensive restaurants," 11 Mar. 2020

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First Known Use of hash browns

1926, in the meaning defined above

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16 Jun 2020

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“Hash browns.” Merriam-Webster.com Dictionary, Merriam-Webster, https://www.merriam-webster.com/dictionary/hash%20browns. Accessed 8 Aug. 2020.

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English Language Learners Definition of hash browns

: boiled potatoes that have been cut up, mixed with chopped onions and fat, and fried until brown

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