a waiter or waitress, especially in a hash house.
a short-order cook.
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How to use hash-slinger in a sentence
He had to try to better it by marrying the Swede hash-slinger from Los Angeles.The Sheriff's Son | William MacLeod Raine
It was inconceivable that Birdie––or, as he mentally apostrophized her, “this blamed hash-slinger”––should so flout him.The Twins of Suffering Creek | Ridgwell Cullum
He said she was a hash-slinger before the Red Death, though I don't know what a hash-slinger is.The Scarlet Plague | Jack London
And after a year of that she became waitress in a cheap restaurant—hash-slinger, she called it.The Night-Born | Jack London
Then Denver's some in the turtle-dove business, according to that hash-slinger in Cheyenne.Wyoming, a Story of the Outdoor West | William MacLeod Raine