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beef·steak

 (bēf′stāk′)
n.
A slice of beef, such as one taken from the loin or the hindquarters, suitable for broiling or frying.

beefsteak

(ˈbiːfˌsteɪk)
n
(Cookery) a piece of beef that can be grilled, fried, etc, cut from any lean part of the animal

beef•steak

(ˈbifˌsteɪk)

n.
a steak of beef.
[1705–15]
ThesaurusAntonymsRelated WordsSynonymsLegend:
Noun1.beefsteak - a beef steak usually cooked by broilingbeefsteak - a beef steak usually cooked by broiling
steak - a slice of meat cut from the fleshy part of an animal or large fish
flank steak - a cut of beef from the flank of the animal
minute steak - a thin steak that can be cooked quickly
sirloin steak - a cut of beef from the sirloin
filet, fillet - a boneless steak cut from the tenderloin of beef
club steak, Delmonico steak - small steak from the front of the short loin of beef
porterhouse, porterhouse steak - large steak from the thick end of the short loin containing a T-shaped bone and large piece of tenderloin
T-bone steak - small steak from the thin end of the short loin containing a T-shaped bone and small piece of tenderloin
round steak - a lean cut of beef from between the rump and the shank
rump steak - a steak cut from the rump
New York strip, strip steak - steak from upper part of the short loin
beef patty, chop steak, chopped steak, chopsteak, hamburger steak - a patty of ground cooked beef
Translations

beefsteak

[ˈbiːfsteɪk] Nbiftec m, bistec m, bife m (S. Cone)

beefsteak

beef steak [ˈbiːfsteɪk] nbifteck m, steak m

beefsteak

[ˈbiːfˌsteɪk] nbistecca di manzo
References in classic literature ?
These things are a question of beefsteaks and porter.
His greatest admirer could not have cordially justified his bringing his harpoon into breakfast with him, and using it there without ceremony; reaching over the table with it, to the imminent jeopardy of many heads, and grappling the beefsteaks towards him.
Every beautiful woman we see has been made out of beefsteaks.
Some beefsteaks and half-cold potatoes were set before me; and while I dined upon these, she sat opposite, watching me (as I thought) and endeavouring to sustain something like a conversation--consisting chiefly of a succession of commonplace remarks, expressed with frigid formality: but this might be more my fault than hers, for I really could NOT converse.
It was past noon, therefore they ordered their landlord, downstairs, to send up hot beefsteaks, chickens, and such things, and these they ate, sitting comfortable at the several tables, whilst they chatted, disputed and laughed.
To the soup succeeded some beefsteaks, compressed by an hydraulic press, as tender and succulent as if brought straight from the kitchen of an English eating-house.
I think some beefsteak and chocolate layer-cake would taste best," said Dorothy.
Meantime the man had pushed open a little side door and called to somebody to bring him half a dozen eggs and a piece of beefsteak.
I was glad, when I came home from school at noon, to see a farm-wagon standing in the back yard, and I was always ready to run downtown to get beefsteak or baker's bread for unexpected company.
On the day of the races at Krasnoe Selo, Vronsky had come earlier than usual to eat beefsteak in the common messroom of the regiment.
Eat strong, nourishing food, and beefsteak, plenty of beefsteak.
Goodworthy was an old friend and he greeted them effusively; they dined in his private room with his wife, and to Philip it seemed that he had never eaten anything so delicious as the beefsteak aux pommes, nor drunk such nectar as the vin ordinaire, which were set before them.