western sandwich

noun

Definition of western sandwich

: a sandwich filled with a western omelet

called also Denver sandwich

First Known Use of western sandwich

1908, in the meaning defined above

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The first known use of western sandwich was in 1908

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“Western sandwich.” Merriam-Webster.com Dictionary, Merriam-Webster, https://www.merriam-webster.com/dictionary/western%20sandwich. Accessed 16 Apr. 2021.

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