club sandwich


: a sandwich of three slices of bread with two layers of meat (such as turkey) and lettuce, tomato, and mayonnaise

Examples of club sandwich in a Sentence

Recent Examples on the Web There are more than a dozen handhelds, from shawarma to tacos to a club sandwich; a half dozen burger options, from classic beef to salmon; and more than a half a dozen salads. Susan Selasky, Detroit Free Press, 10 May 2024 For lunch, a towering turkey club sandwich, a veg-heavy grain bowl, or an iconic burger Recent additions add welcome variety to the restaurant scene while fitting right into this unpretentious neck of the woods. Alex Beggs, Bon Appétit, 21 Mar. 2024 An elite class lives in an area along the Congo River with embassies and international hotels, including one hosting the Vatican’s press delegation, where a club sandwich costs $29. Chico Harlan, Washington Post, 1 Feb. 2023 For example, the all-American club sandwich at Subway will net you 530 calories and 10 grams of saturated fat. Sarah Garone, Health, 18 Jan. 2024 Lo also found inspiration in the Saratoga Springs, crafting a meal that included scallops and caviar presented amid dry ice as well as chicken en-croute—an elevated play on the club sandwich. Vogue, 9 Nov. 2023 No, but there’s plenty of variety—no club sandwiches here. Sarah Khan, Robb Report, 2 Oct. 2023 In one colorful scene, Mr. Cohen, played by Vincent D’Onofrio, sits in a mansion snarfing a club sandwich and snorting with laughter on the phone with Mr. Plotkin, played by Seth Rogen. Brooks Barnes, New York Times, 8 Sep. 2023 New York’s Saratoga Club in Saratoga Springs claimed to have invented the multi-layered club sandwich (which is a close second to the BLT on my list of favorites, TBQH) in 1894. Farideh Sadeghin, Saveur, 14 Sep. 2023

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Word History

First Known Use

1889, in the meaning defined above

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The first known use of club sandwich was in 1889

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“Club sandwich.” Dictionary, Merriam-Webster, Accessed 20 May. 2024.

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club sandwich

: a sandwich of three slices of bread with two layers of meat and lettuce, tomato, and mayonnaise

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