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noun, 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.
(US, slang) a cheap café or restaurant


A restaurant or lunch counter, esp a cheap one; hashery: the sort of lan-guage that one would expect to hear from a hobo in a Bowery hash-house (1875+)


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