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1. A dish of chopped meat, potatoes, and sometimes vegetables, usually browned.
a. A jumble; a hodgepodge.
b. Informal A mess: made a hash of the project.
3. A reworking or restatement of already familiar material.
tr.v. hashed, hash·ing, hash·es
1. To chop into pieces; mince.
2. Informal To make a mess of; mangle.
3. Informal To discuss carefully; review: hash over future plans; hash out a solution.
[Variant of Middle English hache, from Old French, past participle of hacher, hachier, to chop up, from hache, axe, of Germanic origin; see hatchet.]
n. Chiefly British
The symbol (#); the pound sign.
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1. (Cookery) a dish of diced cooked meat, vegetables, etc, reheated in a sauce
2. something mixed up
3. a reuse or rework of old material
4. make a hash of informal
a. to mix or mess up
b. to defeat or destroy
5. settle someone's hash fix someone's hash informal to subdue or silence someone
6. (Cookery) to chop into small pieces
7. to mix or mess up
[C17: from Old French hacher to chop up, from hache hatchet]
(Pharmacology) slang short for hashish
1. the character (#) used to precede a number
2. (Printing, Lithography & Bookbinding) this sign used in printing or writing to indicate that a space should be inserted
Collins English Dictionary – Complete and Unabridged, 12th Edition 2014 © HarperCollins Publishers 1991, 1994, 1998, 2000, 2003, 2006, 2007, 2009, 2011, 2014
1. diced cooked meat and potatoes or other vegetables browned together or reheated in gravy.
2. a mess, jumble, or muddle.
3. a reworking of old and familiar material.v.t.
4. to chop into small pieces; make into hash; mince.
5. to muddle or mess up.
6. to discuss or review (something) thoroughly (often fol. by out or over).Idioms:
make a hash of, to spoil or botch.
[1645–55; < French hacher to cut up, derivative of hache ax, hatchet]
[1955–60; by shortening]
Random House Kernerman Webster's College Dictionary, © 2010 K Dictionaries Ltd. Copyright 2005, 1997, 1991 by Random House, Inc. All rights reserved.
Hasha medley; a spoiled mixture; a meat dish.
Examples: hash of absurdity, 1795; of plain repetition, 1672; of tongues, 1735; of my own words, 1860.
Dictionary of Collective Nouns and Group Terms. Copyright 2008 The Gale Group, Inc. All rights reserved.
Past participle: hashed
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|Noun||1.||hash - chopped meat mixed with potatoes and browned|
dish - a particular item of prepared food; "she prepared a special dish for dinner"
corned beef hash - hash made with corned beef
|2.||hash - purified resinous extract of the hemp plant; used as a hallucinogen|
soft drug - a drug of abuse that is considered relatively mild and not likely to cause addiction
|Verb||1.||hash - chop up; "hash the potatoes"|
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make a hash of something (Informal) mess up, muddle, bungle, botch, cock up (Brit. slang), mishandle, fuck up (offensive taboo slang), mismanage, make a nonsense of (informal), bodge (informal), make a pig's ear of (informal), flub (U.S. slang) The government made a total hash of things.
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The American Heritage® Roget's Thesaurus. Copyright © 2013, 2014 by Houghton Mifflin Harcourt Publishing Company. Published by Houghton Mifflin Harcourt Publishing Company. All rights reserved.
1. (Culin) → picadillo m
B. CPD hash browns NPL croquetas de patata hervida y cebolla
hash2 [hæʃ] N (= hashish) → hachís m, chocolate m (Sp), mota f (CAm)
hash3 [hæʃ] N (Typ) → almohadilla f
Collins Spanish Dictionary - Complete and Unabridged 8th Edition 2005 © William Collins Sons & Co. Ltd. 1971, 1988 © HarperCollins Publishers 1992, 1993, 1996, 1997, 2000, 2003, 2005
Collins English/French Electronic Resource. © HarperCollins Publishers 2005
(Cook) → Haschee nt
(fig: = mess) → Durcheinander nt, → Kuddelmuddel m (inf); (= bad work) → Pfusch m (inf), → Pfuscherei f (inf); to make a hash of something → etw verpfuschen or vermasseln (inf)
(inf: = hashish) → Hasch nt (inf)
vt (Cook) → hacken
hash brown potatoes
pl (esp US) = hash browns
pl (esp US) ˜ Rösti mit Zwiebeln, → ˜ Kartoffelpuffer pl
Collins German Dictionary – Complete and Unabridged 7th Edition 2005. © William Collins Sons & Co. Ltd. 1980 © HarperCollins Publishers 1991, 1997, 1999, 2004, 2005, 2007
a. (Culin) spezzatino fatto con avanzi di carne cotta
c. (fam) (hashish) → erba
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