from The American Heritage® Dictionary of the English Language, 4th Edition
- n. Two or more slices of bread with a filling such as meat or cheese placed between them.
- n. A partly split long or round roll containing a filling.
- n. One slice of bread covered with a filling.
- n. Something resembling a sandwich.
- transitive v. To make into or as if into a sandwich.
- transitive v. To insert (one thing) tightly between two other things of differing character or quality.
- transitive v. To make room or time for: sandwiched a vacation between business trips.
from Wiktionary, Creative Commons Attribution/Share-Alike License
- n. A snack formed of various ingredients between two slices of bread
- n. An open sandwich
- n. Any combination formed by layering material of one type between two layers of material of another type
- v. To place one item between two other, usually flat, items
- v. To put or set something between two others, in time.
- adj. Of a meal or serving size that is smaller than a dinner.
from the GNU version of the Collaborative International Dictionary of English
- n. Two pieces of bread and butter with a thin slice of meat, cheese, or the like, between them.
- transitive v. To make into a sandwich; also, figuratively, to insert between portions of something dissimilar; to form of alternate parts or things, or alternating layers of a different nature; to interlard.
from The Century Dictionary and Cyclopedia
- n. Two thin slices of bread, plain or buttered, with some savory article of food, as sliced or potted meat, fish, or fowl, placed between: as, a ham sandwich; a cheese sandwich.
- n. Hence Anything resembling or suggesting a sandwich; something placed between two other like things, as a man carrying two advertising-boards, one before and one behind.
- To make into a sandwich or something of like arrangement; insert between two other things: as, to sandwich a slice of ham between two slices of bread; to sandwich a picture between two pieces of pasteboard.
from WordNet 3.0 Copyright 2006 by Princeton University. All rights reserved.
- n. two (or more) slices of bread with a filling between them
- v. insert or squeeze tightly between two people or objects
- v. make into a sandwich
After John Montagu, Fourth Earl of Sandwich (1718-1792), British politician.(American Heritage® Dictionary of the English Language, Fourth Edition)
Named after its supposed inventor, the Earl of Sandwich (see Sandwich). (Wiktionary)