hash brown

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See also: hashbrown and hash-brown


A hash brown (sense 2).

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hash brown (plural hash browns)

  1. A single piece of a quantity of finely-chopped, fried potatoes; singular of hash browns
    • 2010, Olivia Cunning, Backstage Pass: Sinners on Tour, Sourcebooks Casablanca, →ISBN, page 175:
      He plucked a hash brown from her chest and popped it in her mouth before slurping several more into his mouth.
  2. A fried patty made from finely-diced bits of potato.
    • 2011 December 20, Alyssa Newcomb, “Civics Teacher Arrested in McDonald's Hash-Brown Smackdown”, in ABC News[1]:
      A Florida middle school civics teacher who was arrested Saturday for misdemeanor battery denied she threw a hash brown at a McDonalds employee.