sandwich

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1sand·wich

noun \ˈsan(d)-ˌwich, ˈsam-; dial ˈsaŋ-\

: two pieces of bread with something (such as meat, peanut butter, etc.) between them

: two or more cookies, crackers, or slices of cake with something between them

Full Definition of SANDWICH

1
a :  two or more slices of bread or a split roll having a filling in between
b :  one slice of bread covered with food
2
:  something resembling a sandwich; especially :  composite structural material consisting of layers often of high-strength facings bonded to a low strength central core

Examples of SANDWICH

  1. I had a ham sandwich for lunch.
  2. a peanut butter and jelly sandwich

Origin of SANDWICH

John Montagu, 4th Earl of Sandwich †1792 English diplomat
First Known Use: 1762

Other Food Terms

Reuben, calamari, chuck, curry, edamame, foie gras, hummus, leaven, nonpareil, peel

2sandwich

transitive verb

: to put (someone or something) in the space between two other things or people

Full Definition of SANDWICH

1
:  to make into or as if into a sandwich; especially :  to insert or enclose between usually two things of another quality or character
2
:  to make a place for —often used with in or between

Examples of SANDWICH

  1. <sandwiched six kids into the backseat somehow>

First Known Use of SANDWICH

1861

Related to SANDWICH

Other Food Terms

Reuben, calamari, chuck, curry, edamame, foie gras, hummus, leaven, nonpareil, peel

Sand·wich

geographical name \ˈsan(d)-(ˌ)wich\

Definition of SANDWICH

town SE England in Kent on Stour River pop 4227

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