hash house


Definition of hash house

: an inexpensive eating place

Examples of hash house in a Sentence

Recent Examples on the Web 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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First Known Use of hash house

1865, in the meaning defined above

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“Hash house.” Merriam-Webster.com Dictionary, Merriam-Webster, https://www.merriam-webster.com/dictionary/hash%20house. Accessed 29 Sep. 2022.

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