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poor boy

n.
See po'boy.

poor′ boy`


n.
Chiefly New Orleans.
a hero sandwich.
[1875–80]
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Noun1.poor boy - 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)poor boy - 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
sandwich - two (or more) slices of bread with a filling between them
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There were red beans and rice, jambalaya and seafood gumbo, crayfish and spicy sausages, poor-boy sandwiches, voodoo chicken and such traditional American fare as hot dogs, hamburgers and barbecued goodies.