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tavern sandwich

n. Chiefly Iowa
A sandwich consisting of a bun, steamed ground beef, and other ingredients such as onions and condiments. Also called regionally loose-meat sandwich.

[After the Ye Olde Tavern Sandwich Shop in Sioux City, Iowa.]
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