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hash house

noun, Slang.
1.
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.
Origin
1865-1870
1865-70, Americanism
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British Dictionary definitions for hash-house

hash house

noun
1.
(US, slang) a cheap café or restaurant
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Slang definitions & phrases for hash-house

hash-house

noun

A restaurant or lunch counter, esp a cheap one; hashery: the sort of lan-guage that one would expect to hear from a hobo in a Bowery hash-house (1875+)


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