[ stash ]
/ stæʃ /

verb (used with object)

to put by or away as for safekeeping or future use, usually in a secret place (usually followed by away): The squirrel stashes away nuts for winter.


something put away or hidden: a stash of gold coins buried in the garden.
a place in which something is stored secretly; hiding place; cache.
Slang. a supply of hidden drugs.

Origin of stash

1775–85; blend of stow and cache Unabridged Based on the Random House Unabridged Dictionary, © Random House, Inc. 2020

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British Dictionary definitions for stash

/ (stæʃ) /


(tr often foll by away) informal to put or store (money, valuables, etc) in a secret place, as for safekeeping


informal a secret store or the place where this is hidden
slang drugs kept for personal consumption

Word Origin for stash

C20: origin unknown
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