hash browns

plural noun

: 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 And of course, there’s birria, either with hash browns and eggs, on chilaquiles or on bao buns. Bud Kennedy, Fort Worth Star-Telegram, 13 May 2024 Get the Recipe 22 of 80 Sausage-Hash Brown Breakfast Casserole Crumbly sausage meets crispy hash browns in your family's new favorite breakfast casserole. Zoe Denenberg, Southern Living, 16 Apr. 2024 Additional courses such as Wisconsin cheese or the restaurant’s signature caviar tater tot (inspired by the chefs’ love for McDonald’s hash browns) can be added for a personalized dining experience. Rachel Bernhard, Journal Sentinel, 10 Apr. 2024 The library cafe menu will include breakfast sandwiches, hash browns and biscuits and gravy for morning visitors; and salads and turkey and ham sandwiches at lunch time, as well as Campbell’s signature street corn, Angus hot dogs, polish sausages and walking tacos. The Indianapolis Star, 22 Jan. 2024 The Hammel House Inn & Restaurant The brunch buffet at Hammel House is from 10 a.m. to 2 p.m. and will feature salmon, ham, French toast, waffles, poached eggs, bacon, sausage, hash browns and more. Haadiza Ogwude, The Enquirer, 11 Mar. 2024 For a midweek pick-me-up, fans can grab a large order of hash browns for free with a $1 purchase. Sabrina Weiss, Peoplemag, 5 Mar. 2024 The remoulade is also great on breakfast potatoes and hash browns. Sarah Martens, Better Homes & Gardens, 4 Mar. 2024 The side of hash browns is a meal in itself, a slab of crispy-buttery potatoes that gives Waffle House a run for its money. Kate Bradshaw, The Mercury News, 20 Feb. 2024

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Word History

First Known Use

1926, in the meaning defined above

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The first known use of hash browns was in 1926

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“Hash browns.” Merriam-Webster.com Dictionary, Merriam-Webster, https://www.merriam-webster.com/dictionary/hash%20browns. Accessed 22 May. 2024.

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