hash house
noun Date: 1869 an inexpensive eating place

New Collegiate Dictionary. 2001.

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  • hash house — hash′ house n. Slang. sts a cheap restaurant or diner • Etymology: 1865–70 …   From formal English to slang

  • hash house — ☆ hash house n. Slang a cheap restaurant …   English World dictionary

  • hash-house — 1. n. a cheap diner. □ Tom worked for two days as a hash slinger in a hash house. □ You see a lot of interesting people go in and out of a hash house like this one. 2. n. a place where hashish is sold and used. (Drugs.) □ This hash house is due… …   Dictionary of American slang and colloquial expressions

  • hash house — noun an inexpensive restaurant • Hypernyms: ↑restaurant, ↑eating house, ↑eating place, ↑eatery * * * noun slang : an inexpensive eating place : beanery …   Useful english dictionary

  • hash house — {n.}, {slang} An eating place where cheap meals are served. * /Joe and his friends went to a hash house around the corner after the game./ …   Dictionary of American idioms

  • hash house — {n.}, {slang} An eating place where cheap meals are served. * /Joe and his friends went to a hash house around the corner after the game./ …   Dictionary of American idioms

  • hash house — Slang. 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. [1865 70, Amer.] * * * …   Universalium

  • hash\ house — noun slang An eating place where cheap meals are served. Joe and his friends went to a hash house around the corner after the game …   Словарь американских идиом

  • hash house — /ˈhæʃ haʊs/ (say hash hows) noun Colloquial 1. a cheap restaurant. 2. a cheap and disreputable boarding house …   Australian English dictionary

  • hash house — noun A cheap restaurant …   Wiktionary

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