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hash slinger

A cook or a waitress, especially at a diner or cheap restaurant. ("Hash," in this sense, refers to a dish or stew of chopped meat and vegetables, not hashish.) Primarily heard in US. I worked as a hash slinger for several years to pay my way through college.
See also: hash, slinger

hash out

To talk about something. A noun or pronoun can be used between "hash" and "out." I'm calling mom right now to hash out the details for Thanksgiving dinner.
See also: hash, out

hash (something) over (with someone)

Fig. to discuss something with someone. I need to hash this matter over with you. I've hashed over this business enough.
See also: hash, over

hash something up

 
1. to chop something up. Now, hash the onion and garlic up and put it in the skillet. Now, hash up the beef and brown it.
2. to mess something up. Somebody hashed my manuscript up! Somebody hashed up my manuscript!
See also: hash, up

settle someone's hash

Sl. to calm someone down, perhaps by threats or by violence. If he comes in here, I'll settle his hash. Now, that ought to settle your hash.
See also: hash, settle

hash over

Also, hash out. Discuss carefully, review, as in Let's hash over these plans again, or The department was hashing out the new syllabus. This idiom uses the verb hash in the sense of "cut into small pieces," a usage dating from the mid-1700s.
See also: hash, over

make a hash of

Also, make a mess of. Ruin or spoil something, as in They've made a hash of their financial affairs, or She thought he'd make a mess of the garden. The first term, first recorded in 1833, uses hash in the sense of "a jumble of mangled fragments"; the variant, using mess in the sense of "a muddle" or "a state of confusion," was first recorded in 1862.
See also: hash, make, of

settle someone's hash

Subdue or get rid of someone, deal with a troublemaker, as in If John starts another argument we know just how to settle his hash. This term, dating from about 1800, uses hash in the sense of "a mess."
See also: hash, settle

sling hash

Serve food in a restaurant, especially a cheap establishment. For example, The only job she could find was slinging hash in the neighborhood diner. This term alludes to the inelegant presentation and nature of the food, in effect, tossing hash before a customer. [Slang; mid-1800s]
See also: hash, sling

make a hash of something

INFORMAL
If you make a hash of a job or task, you do it very badly. The Government made a total hash of things and wasted a small fortune. She fumbled with the trolley and made a hash of stacking the food trays.
See also: hash, make, of, something

make a hash of

make a mess of; bungle. informal
Hash comes from the French verb hacher meaning ‘chop up small’. A hash is a dish of cooked meat cut into small pieces and recooked with gravy; from this comes the derogatory sense of hash meaning ‘a jumble of incongruous elements; a mess’.
See also: hash, make, of

settle someone's hash

deal with and subdue a person very forcefully. informal
See also: hash, settle

sling hash (or plates)

serve food in a cafe or diner. North American informal
See also: hash, sling

make a ˈmess/ˈhash of something/of doing something

(informal) do something very badly: We tried making some wine, but we made a mess of it (= it did not taste good).I made a complete hash of the whole exam.
See also: hash, make, mess, of, something

flash the hash

tv. to empty one’s stomach; to vomit. Dave left quickly to go out and flash the hash, I think.
See also: flash, hash

hash

(hæʃ)
n. hashish; cannabis in general. (Drugs.) The amount of hash that moves into this city in a single day would astound you.

hash cannon

n. a device used in the smoking of cannabis. (see also shotgun.) Don had a hash cannon in his office as a sample of a device for smoking pot.
See also: cannon, hash

hash pipe

n. a small pipe for smoking cannabis. (Drugs.) John kept a hash pipe on the shelf just for show.
See also: hash, pipe

hash-head

n. a smoker of cannabis. (Drugs.) You can’t stay a hash-head all your life.

hash-house

1. n. a cheap diner. (Where hash might be on the menu.) Tom worked for two days as a hash-slinger in a hash-house.
2. n. a place where hashish is sold and used. (Drugs.) This hash-house is due for a raid. Let’s hit it.

hash-slinger

n. a cook, waiter, or waitress in a hash-house. I worked as a hash-slinger in an all-night diner.

heavy hash

n. potent cannabis. (Drugs.) This is heavy hash, and it will cost you.
See also: hash, heavy

settle someone’s hash

tv. to calm someone down, perhaps by threats or by violence. If he comes in here, I’ll settle his hash.
See also: hash, settle

settle (someone's) hash

Slang
To silence or subdue.
See also: hash, settle
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Combine either with hash browns and plain toast and you've got a pretty decent breakfast.
Sheriff's spokeswoman Carrie Carver said Lane County's interagency narcotics enforcement team has responded to just one hash oil explosion since 2010, but suspects that other house fires may have been caused by hash production.
This is to prevent problems with the well know property of HASH algorithms know as collisions
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You can tell when you see the clothes that the focus is technique," says Hash, who began her career 11 years ago studying at the prestigious Ecole de la Chambre Syndicale de la Couture in Paris.
I think they perceive hash as an extension of smoking, they don't see it as a drug, but it is and it is extremely harmful.
The concept of hashing started in 1938 with a group of British people in Malaysia, according to a website called The World Hash House Harriers Home Page.
The Middletons are a tight-knit family and there has been friendship between us, but we never expected to be at the Westminster Abbey this Friday," says Hash, who was born in Kenya of Indian parents from Porbandar in Gujarat but has lived most of his life in the south of England.
2006) generates hash function for secure authentication inside of the information system.
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With ordinary hash browns, the sandwich hits 1,530 calories.
But while basic hash encryption makes passwords harder to crack, it is not a serious challenge for many hackers.
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Tokyo, Dec 15, 2008 - (JCN Newswire) - Sony Corporation today announced "AURORA"[2], a new secure and efficient cryptographic hash algorithm[1] developed in cooperation with Tetsu Iwata, Associate Professor, Nagoya University.