- A single piece of a quantity of finely-chopped, fried potatoes; singular of
- 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:
- A Florida middle school civics teacher who was arrested Saturday for misdemeanor battery denied she threw a hash brown at a McDonalds employee.
- For more examples of usage of this term, see Citations:hash brown.