hash house


noun Slang.

an inexpensive restaurant, diner, or the like, that serves a limited number of short-order dishes: We stopped for lunch at a roadside hash house.

Nearby words

  1. hasbrouck heights,
  2. hasdrubal,
  3. hasenpfeffer,
  4. hash,
  5. hash browns,
  6. hash mark,
  7. hash over,
  8. hash-slinger,
  9. hasheesh,
  10. hashem

Origin of hash house

An Americanism dating back to 1865–70

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British Dictionary definitions for hash house

hash house

noun

US slang a cheap café or restaurant
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