hash

1
[ hash ]
/ hæʃ /
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noun

verb (used with object)

Verb Phrases

hash over, to bring up again for consideration; discuss, especially in review: At the class reunion they hashed over their college days.

Idioms

    make a hash of, to spoil or botch: The new writer made a hash of his first assignment.
    settle someone's hash, Informal. to get rid of; subdue: Her blunt reply really settled my hash.

Origin of hash

1
1645–55; < French hacher to cut up, derivative of hache ax, hatchet
Related formsun·hashed, adjective

Definition for hash (2 of 2)

hash

2
[ hash ]
/ hæʃ /

noun Slang.

Origin of hash

2
by shortening
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British Dictionary definitions for hash (1 of 3)

hash

1
/ (hæʃ) /

noun

verb (tr)

to chop into small pieces
to mix or mess up

Word Origin for hash

C17: from Old French hacher to chop up, from hache hatchet

British Dictionary definitions for hash (2 of 3)

hash

2
/ (hæʃ) /

noun

slang short for hashish

British Dictionary definitions for hash (3 of 3)

hash

3

hash mark

/ (hæʃ) /

noun

the character (#) used to precede a number
this sign used in printing or writing to indicate that a space should be inserted
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Medicine definitions for hash

hash

[ hăsh ]

n.

Hashish.
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Idioms and Phrases with hash

hash


In addition to the idiom beginning with hash

  • hash over

also see:

  • make a hash of
  • settle someone's hash
  • sling hash
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