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por·ter·house

 (pôr′tər-hous′)
n.
1. A cut of beef taken from the thick end of the short loin, having a T-bone and a sizable piece of tenderloin. Also called porterhouse steak.
2. A cut of meat, especially pork, taken from the corresponding part of another mammal.
3. Archaic An alehouse or chophouse.
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porterhouse

(ˈpɔːtəˌhaʊs)
n
1. (Cookery) Also called: porterhouse steak a thick choice steak of beef cut from the middle ribs or sirloin
2. (Historical Terms) (formerly) a place in which porter, beer, etc, and sometimes chops and steaks, were served
[C19 (sense 1): said to be named after a porterhouse or chophouse in New York]
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por•ter•house

(ˈpɔr tərˌhaʊs, ˈpoʊr-)

n., pl. -hous•es (-ˌhaʊ zɪz)
1. Also called por′terhouse steak′. a choice cut of beef from between the prime ribs and the sirloin.
2. Archaic. a house at which porter and other liquors are retailed.
[1750–60]
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ThesaurusAntonymsRelated WordsSynonymsLegend:
Noun1.porterhouse - large steak from the thick end of the short loin containing a T-shaped bone and large piece of tenderloinporterhouse - large steak from the thick end of the short loin containing a T-shaped bone and large piece of tenderloin
beefsteak - a beef steak usually cooked by broiling
beef loin - cut of meat from a loin of beef
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Translations

porterhouse

[ˈpɔːtəhaʊs] N (porterhouses (pl)) [ˈpɔːtəhaʊzɪz]
1. (Brit) (also porterhouse steak) → biftec m de filete
2. (archaic) → mesón m
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porterhouse

[ˈpɔːtəˌhaʊs] n (also porterhouse steak) → lombata
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Abdul Aziz, absolute lord of the Ottoman empire--clad in dark green European clothes, almost without ornament or insignia of rank; a red Turkish fez on his head; a short, stout, dark man, black-bearded, black- eyed, stupid, unprepossessing--a man whose whole appearance somehow suggested that if he only had a cleaver in his hand and a white apron on, one would not be at all surprised to hear him say: "A mutton roast today, or will you have a nice porterhouse steak?"
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I threw all precaution to the winds, threw myself with fiercer zeal into the fight for socialism, laughed at the editors and publishers who warned me and who were the sources of my hundred porterhouses a day, and was brutally careless of whose feelings I hurt and of how savagely I hurt them.
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