ploughman's lunch

noun plough·man's lunch \ ˈplau̇-mənz- \

Definition of ploughman's lunch

: a cold lunch served especially in an English pub typically including bread, cheese, and pickled onions

First Known Use of ploughman's lunch

1944

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