shell steak

noun

Definition of shell steak

: the part of a short loin of beef that contains no tenderloin

First Known Use of shell steak

circa 1968, in the meaning defined above

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“Shell steak.” Merriam-Webster.com Dictionary, Merriam-Webster, https://www.merriam-webster.com/dictionary/shell%20steak. Accessed 28 Oct. 2020.

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