por·​ter·​house | \ ˈpȯr-tər-ˌhau̇s How to pronounce porterhouse (audio) \

Definition of porterhouse

1 : a house where malt liquor (such as porter) is sold
2 : a large steak cut from the thick end of the short loin to contain a T-shaped bone and a large piece of tenderloin — see beef illustration

Examples of porterhouse in a Sentence

Recent Examples on the Web Other smart grilling choices: sirloin, porterhouse, T-bone steak and tenderloin. Dwight Brown, Essence, 28 May 2021 Across the lobby, Steak 954 offers a a fine dining steak and seafood experience including miso sea bass, lobster tagliatelle and a steak selection of filet, strip, rib-eye, porterhouse and both American and Japanese wagyu. Brandon Schultz, Forbes, 7 May 2021 Dinner appetizers $7 to $19, main courses $19 to $99 (for 26-ounce aged porterhouse steak). Washington Post, 26 Mar. 2021 This year, with parties reduced to single tables, the restaurant devised a new menu to begin in February with fine-dining versions of Carnival staples, like red beans and rice with a pork porterhouse or jambalaya with duck confit. Ian Mcnulty | Staff Writer, NOLA.com, 26 Jan. 2021 Dinner at the Venetian Chop House Restaurant is a la carte and upscale with entrees such as 1.5-pound lobster thermidor or duo lamb porterhouse. Amy Drew Thompson, orlandosentinel.com, 23 Dec. 2020 Some of his new dishes are pork porterhouse and hamachi crudo with roasted jalapeno-pomegranate salsa. Pam Kragen, San Diego Union-Tribune, 15 Dec. 2020 For those who want to share, large-format dishes like a 50-ounce porterhouse steak cooked in coals will be on the menu. Sarah Blaskovich, Dallas News, 1 Dec. 2020 Allowing Rodgers ample time to pick apart an inexperienced secondary is like throwing a porterhouse into a tiger's cage. Star Tribune, 13 Sep. 2020

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First Known Use of porterhouse

1730, in the meaning defined at sense 1

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“Porterhouse.” Merriam-Webster.com Dictionary, Merriam-Webster, https://www.merriam-webster.com/dictionary/porterhouse. Accessed 18 Jun. 2021.

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