hash

1. noun /hæʃ/
a) Food, especially meat and potatoes, chopped and mixed together.

I had for them, after oysters, at first course, a hash of rabbits, a lamb, and a rare chine of beef.

Oh! no, not Naylorsthe girls have made a hash there, as they do everything else; but we will settle her before they come out again.

2. adjective /hæʃ/
a) Hashed, chopped into small pieces

The Colonel, himself, was great at making hash mutton, hot-pot, curry, and pillau.

b) Of or relating to the process of hashing or hash coding
3. verb /hæʃ/
a) To chop into small pieces, to make into a hash.

In like manner, we shall represent human nature at first to the keen appetite of our reader, in that more plain and simple manner in which it is found in the country, and shall hereafter hash and ragoo it with all the high French and Italian seasoning of affectation and vice which courts and cities afford.

b) To make a quick, rough version

We need to quickly hash up some plans.


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