Swiss steak

noun

Definition of Swiss steak

: a slice of steak pounded with flour and braised usually with vegetables and seasonings

First Known Use of Swiss steak

circa 1911, in the meaning defined above

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The first known use of Swiss steak was circa 1911

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“Swiss steak.” Merriam-Webster.com Dictionary, Merriam-Webster, https://www.merriam-webster.com/dictionary/Swiss%20steak. Accessed 2 Dec. 2021.

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