from The American Heritage® Dictionary of the English Language, 5th Edition.
- noun A sandwich originating in New Orleans consisting of meat or seafood, such as roast beef or fried oysters, and often lettuce, tomatoes, and condiments, served on French bread.
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- noun Used other than as an idiom: see
- noun US A
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- noun a large sandwich made of a long crusty roll split lengthwise and filled with meats and cheese (and tomato and onion and lettuce and condiments); different names are used in different sections of the United States
from The American Heritage® Dictionary of the English Language, 4th Edition
[Probably from French pour bois, for a drink; see pourboire.]
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