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hash-slinger

[hash-sling-er] /ˈhæʃˌslɪŋ ər/
noun, Slang.
1.
a waiter or waitress, especially in a hash house.
2.
a short-order cook.
Origin
1865-1870
1865-70, Americanism
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hash-slinger

noun
  1. A waiter or waitress, usually in a cheap restaurant or lunch counter: Hash-slingers are plentiful, but well-trained waitresses are scarce
  2. A cook or kitchen worker (1868+)

The Dictionary of American Slang, Fourth Edition by Barbara Ann Kipfer, PhD. and Robert L. Chapman, Ph.D.
Copyright (C) 2007 by HarperCollins Publishers.
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