club sandwich


Definition of 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 To prepare for the grind, Esser and his teammates ate a club sandwich for breakfast and several Clif energy bars between each stint in the pool. Dana Scott, azcentral, "Veritas Prep swimmer, friends raise $35K for COVID-19 relief in 24-hour pool challenge," 16 June 2020 The food, too, is a throwback to simpler times, to Maurice salads and club sandwiches downed with Side Cars or Manhattans at lunch. Mark Kurlyandchik, Detroit Free Press, "Here are the Top 10 Best New Restaurants in metro Detroit," 14 Feb. 2020 But no one ordering a club sandwich would expect a regular sandwich topped with a chef’s salad. Judge John Hodgman, New York Times, "Judge John Hodgman on ‘Sandwich-ness’," 19 Mar. 2020 Mull over options such as the signature roasted chicken tortilla soup, chicken chopped salad, compressed serrano-watermelon salad, classic club sandwich, a classic club or chicken Caesar wrap. Georgann Yara, azcentral, "17 restaurants for great lunch deals in metro Phoenix," 28 Feb. 2020 The American club sandwich is one of the least offensive, if also boring, sandwiches in existence. Grace Wong,, "Craving: Indian food — from traditional to modern takes, tracking down Chicago’s best," 3 Oct. 2019 On a wild day, the designer will slip on Rick Owens fun-house mirror platform heels with soles as thick as a club sandwich. Liana Satenstein, Vogue, "Why Marc Jacobs Was 2019’s Ultimate Instagram Fashion Influencer," 27 Dec. 2019 The lunch menus all skewed toward classics: club sandwiches, hamburgers, Cobb and Caesar salads. Fox, Town & Country, "A Table for Mr. Fox," 21 Nov. 2012 Renee’s package from 2002 also included a mash-up of a Cobb salad and club sandwich that featured bacon, avocado, mayo and red onion piled onto dense, crusty white bread with sliced turkey. Becky Krystal, Washington Post, "How to use Thanksgiving leftovers," 22 Nov. 2019

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First Known Use of club sandwich

1889, in the meaning defined above

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The first known use of club sandwich was in 1889

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23 Jun 2020

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“Club sandwich.” Dictionary, Merriam-Webster, Accessed 11 Jul. 2020.

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English Language Learners Definition of club sandwich

: a sandwich that has three slices of bread with two layers of meat (such as turkey) and other cold foods (such as lettuce, tomato, and mayonnaise) between them

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