hashslinger

hash-slinger

[hash-sling-er]
noun Slang.
1.
a waiter or waitress, especially in a hash house.
2.
a short-order cook.

Origin:
1865–70, Americanism

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  1. n.
    a cook, waiter, or waitress in a hash-house. : I worked as a hash-slinger in an all-night diner.
Dictionary of American Slang and Colloquial Expressions by Richard A. Spears.Fourth Edition.
Copyright 2007. Published by McGraw-Hill Education.
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