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also hoa·gy  (hō′gē)
n. pl. hoa·gies

[Alteration of hoggy.]
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he′ro sand′wich

a large sandwich consisting of a small loaf of bread filled with any of various ingredients, as cold cuts and cheese or sausage and peppers.
Also called hero.
[1950–55, Amer.]
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Noun1.hoagy - 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)hoagy - 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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