from The American Heritage® Dictionary of the English Language, 4th Edition
- n.pl. Chopped cooked potatoes, fried until brown. Also called hash brown potatoes.
from Wiktionary, Creative Commons Attribution/Share-Alike License
- n. Potatoes that have been finely chopped (i.e. hashed) and fried until browned.
- n. Plural form of hash brown.
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He ate bacon and eggs and hash browns at the Denny’s the next morning, then drove over to an electronics place he knew on Ventura Boulevard in Encino — only twenty minutes’ drive from the Yachtsman, but not a place where he was at all likely to run into Megan.