London broil


Lon·​don broil ˈlən-dən- How to pronounce London broil (audio)
: a boneless cut of lean beef (such as top round or flank) that is usually broiled or grilled and typically served sliced diagonally across the grain

Examples of London broil in a Sentence

Recent Examples on the Web Some of his favorite dishes include duck egg omelettes, chicken stir fry and London broil. Emily J. Shiffer, Peoplemag, 7 June 2023 Although the two are often seen as synonymous, London broil is in fact a preparation of meat, rather than a specific cut. Sam Stone, Bon Appétit, 5 Feb. 2023 Still, a London broil has its own charm. Sam Stone, Bon Appétit, 5 Feb. 2023 But other invoices list London broil with roasted shallot jus; Bananas Foster French toast; ribeye steak; crustless quiche; and roasted asparagus with portobello mushrooms, feta and pomegranate seeds. Nathan Fenno, Los Angeles Times, 27 Oct. 2020

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Word History


London, England

First Known Use

1902, in the meaning defined above

Time Traveler
The first known use of London broil was in 1902

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“London broil.” Dictionary, Merriam-Webster, Accessed 15 Jun. 2024.

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