from The American Heritage® Dictionary of the English Language, 4th Edition
- n. A dish of chopped meat, potatoes, and sometimes vegetables, usually browned.
- n. A jumble; a hodgepodge.
- n. Informal A mess: made a hash of the project.
- n. A reworking or restatement of already familiar material.
- transitive v. To chop into pieces; mince.
- transitive v. Informal To make a mess of; mangle.
- transitive v. Informal To discuss carefully; review: hash over future plans; hash out a solution.
- idiom settle (someone's) hash Slang To silence or subdue.
- n. Slang Hashish.
from Wiktionary, Creative Commons Attribution/Share-Alike License
- n. Food, especially meat and potatoes, chopped and mixed together. corn-beef hash
- n. A confused mess.
- n. The # symbol (octothorpe, pound).
- n. The result generated by a hash function.
- adj. Hashed, chopped into small pieces
- adj. Of or relating to the process of hashing or hash coding
- v. To chop into small pieces, to make into a hash.
- v. To make a quick, rough version
- v. To transform according to a hash function.
- n. Hashish, a drug derived from the cannabis plant.
from the GNU version of the Collaborative International Dictionary of English
- n. That which is hashed or chopped up; meat and vegetables, especially such as have been already cooked, chopped into small pieces and mixed.
- n. A new mixture of old matter; a second preparation or exhibition.
- n. Hashish.
- transitive v. To chop into small pieces; to mince and mix.
from The Century Dictionary and Cyclopedia
- To chop; especially, to chop into small pieces; mince; hence, to mangle.
- n. That which is hashed or chopped; especially, minced meat.
- n. Specifically, a dish of meat and potatoes, previously cooked, chopped up together and cooked again.
- n. Hence Any mixture and second preparation of old material; a repetition; a reëxhibition.
- n. A sloven; a country clown; a stupid or silly fellow.
- n. Low raillery; ribaldry.
- A dialectal variant of harsh.
from WordNet 3.0 Copyright 2006 by Princeton University. All rights reserved.
- n. chopped meat mixed with potatoes and browned
- v. chop up
- n. purified resinous extract of the hemp plant; used as a hallucinogen
Variant of Middle English hache, from Old French, past participle of hacher, hachier, to chop up, from hache, ax, of Germanic origin; see hatchet.(American Heritage® Dictionary of the English Language, Fourth Edition)
From French hacher ("to chop"), from Old French hache ("axe"). (Wiktionary)
Clipped form of hashish. (Wiktionary)