Vienna sausage

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Vienna sausage

A small sausage resembling a frankfurter, often canned.

[After Vienna.]
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(or vien′na) sau′sage,

a small frankfurter.
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Noun1.Vienna sausage - short slender frankfurter usually with ends cut offVienna sausage - short slender frankfurter usually with ends cut off
frankfurter, weenie, wienerwurst, wiener, frank, hot dog, hotdog, dog - a smooth-textured sausage of minced beef or pork usually smoked; often served on a bread roll
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The partners opened the first Vienna Sausage store the following year on the near West Side and soon expanded by selling to other stores and restaurants.
A Vienner habitude, he saw nothing wrong with the use of "Filipinos" as a brand name, saying the Austrians make no beef if that petite sausages are called "Vienna sausage."
Bottled water and cans of Spam and Vienna Sausage flew off the shelves, said Charlie Gustafson, general manager of Tamura's Supermarket.
8 Includes potato salad, canned; entrees/side dishes, shelf-stable; pickled vegetables and fruit; sandwich spreads, meat; dried beef, shelf-stable; spreads - hors d'oeuvres; Vienna sausage, canned; sausage, canned; rice, canned; dumplings, canned; specialty bread, canned; scrapple and mush; pickled pork products.
The Armour Foods business, which includes brands like Armour Vienna Sausage, had sales of some $230 million last year.
Among the food categories, canned Vienna sausage registered some of the biggest spikes in sales activity in the 10 weeks around the opening of school.
This general category is divided into two camps: 1) those that are intended to be sliced and eaten cold such as Italian mortadella, or the American version, bologna (named for the Italian city in the heart of Emilia, whence mortadella hails, somehow over time, it has come to be pronounced in the hinterland as "baloney"), and 2) those that need to be cooked or reheated like frankfurters, Polish sausage, kielbasa, and Vienna sausage. A note here--even though mortadella and bologna may be eaten as is, they are greatly enhanced by frying.
Hot dogs (except Smart Dogs), frankfurters, wieners, sausage, salami, processed luncheon meats, corned beef, Spam, ham, bologna, bacon, fatback, kielbasa, pepperoni, chicken hot dogs, turkey-ham, turkey-salomi, turkey-bacon, turkey-sausage, Vienna sausage, pastromi, tongue, lox, nova (recognize them by their pinkish color).
They also treated the guests to overflowing servings of food which features house brands such as Hunt's tomato products, Libby's Vienna sausage and corned beef, PAM cooking spray, Peter Pan peanut butter, Act II popcorn, Snack Pack pudding and gels, Reddi Wip whipped cream and Blue Bonnet margarine.

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