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E. Cobham Brewer 1810–1897. Dictionary of Phrase and Fable. 1898.
Hash (A).
A mess, a muddle; as, “a pretty hash he made of it.” A hash is a mess, and a mess is a muddle.   1
   I’ll soon settle his hash for him. I will soon smash him up; ruin his schemes; “give him his gruel”; ‘cook his goose”; “put my finger in his pie”; “make mince-meat of him.” (See COOKING.)   2

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