Reference > Brewer’s Dictionary > Settie your Hash (To).

 Setting the Thames on Fire.Seven 
E. Cobham Brewer 1810–1897. Dictionary of Phrase and Fable. 1898.
Settie your Hash (To).
“To cook his goose;” or “make mince-meat of him.” Our slang is full of similar phrases.   1
“About earls as goes mad in their castles,
And females what settles their hash.”
Sims: Dagonet Ballads (Polly).

 Setting the Thames on Fire.Seven 

Click here to shop the Bartleby Bookstore.

Shakespeare · Bible · Strunk · Anatomy · Nonfiction · Quotations · Reference · Fiction · Poetry
© 1993–2015 · [Top 150] · Subjects · Titles · Authors