hash house


: an inexpensive eating place

Examples of hash house in a Sentence

Recent Examples on the Web Tangier is more than just colonial patina and hash houses. Graham H. Cornwell, Washington Post, 8 Apr. 2023 Sensing her discomfort, Young offered her some memorably sage advice: ‘This is just another hash house on the road to success. George Varga, San Diego Union-Tribune, 8 Nov. 2020

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Word History

First Known Use

1865, in the meaning defined above

Time Traveler
The first known use of hash house was in 1865

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“Hash house.” Merriam-Webster.com Dictionary, Merriam-Webster, https://www.merriam-webster.com/dictionary/hash%20house. Accessed 23 May. 2024.

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