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hash

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[ 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.
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Idioms about hash

    make a hash of, to spoil or botch: The new writer made a hash of his first assignment.
    settle someone's hash, Informal. to stop, silence, or subdue: If she keeps badmouthing me, I'm going to have to settle her hash.

Origin of hash

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First recorded in 1645–55; from French hacher “to cut up,” derivative of hache “ax,” see hatchet

OTHER WORDS FROM hash

un·hashed, adjective

Other definitions for hash (2 of 2)

hash2
[ hash ]
/ hæʃ /

noun Slang.

Origin of hash

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By shortening
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British Dictionary definitions for hash (1 of 3)

hash1
/ (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)

hash2
/ (hæʃ) /

noun
slang short for hashish

British Dictionary definitions for hash (3 of 3)

hash3

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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