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hash house

Syllabification: hash house

Definition of hash house in English:

noun

North American informal
A cheap restaurant.
Example sentences
  • Lang, who lives with his sister and whose only friends are the kindly owner of a hash house where he eats and the owner's small but spirited son, is a typical high-minded loser.
  • They have worked in the same hash house for some time before progressing to an ostensible one-night stand.
  • I know every corner of downtown so well that I see the buildings that once occupied the parking lots, the fine old department stores, the marquees and awnings of the nightclubs and hash houses and chow mein joints.

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