beefsteak

noun
beef·​steak | \ˈbēf-ˌstāk \

Definition of beefsteak 

: a steak of beef usually from the hindquarter

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Brian Cox reads Cézanne’s letters with a beefsteak self-regard. Mark Feeney, BostonGlobe.com, "Painting a portrait of Cézanne as portrait painter," 10 Apr. 2018 Fruit can weight several pounds, as in beefsteak types, or be very small, as in grape types, and everything in between. Dan Gill, NOLA.com, "Tomato-growing tips: what type to plant, when and how to plant them," 10 Mar. 2018 One night, the guests pooled their rations to give von Steuben’s manservant the ingredients for a dinner of beefsteak and potatoes with hickory nuts. Erick Trickey, Smithsonian, "The Prussian Nobleman Who Helped Save the American Revolution," 26 Apr. 2017 Dinner, served 4-8 p.m., includes selections such as lobster tail, seared Icelandic salmon, Colorado lamb chops, beefsteak Neptune and a shrimp, mushroom and artichoke risotto. Maurice Alcala, Orange County Register, "Taking Mom out for Mother’s Day? Here are some Orange County brunch options," 10 May 2017 There’s a potato-leaf pink beefsteak called Rebel Yell and the Yugoslavian Crnkovic. Dana Coffield, The Denver Post, "Outside Voice: Good tomatoes come to those who wait to plant," 19 May 2017 Learn about the impressive genetics behind beefsteak tomatoes’ mammoth size. Samantha Oltman, WIRED, "Follow Friday: Exploring the Wild World of Botany," 12 June 2015 One night, the guests pooled their rations to give von Steuben’s manservant the ingredients for a dinner of beefsteak and potatoes with hickory nuts. Erick Trickey, Smithsonian, "The Prussian Nobleman Who Helped Save the American Revolution," 26 Apr. 2017

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First Known Use of beefsteak

circa 1706, in the meaning defined above

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The first known use of beefsteak was circa 1706

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beefsteak

noun

English Language Learners Definition of beefsteak

: a thick slice of beef

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