Definition of Porterhouse steak

1. Noun. Large steak from the thick end of the short loin containing a T-shaped bone and large piece of tenderloin.

Exact synonyms: Porterhouse
Generic synonyms: Beefsteak
Group relationships: Beef Loin



Definition of Porterhouse steak

1. Noun. A porterhouse (meat) ¹

¹ Source: wiktionary.com

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Literary usage of Porterhouse steak

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1. The Boston Cooking-school Cook Book by Fannie Merritt Farmer (1911)
"porterhouse steak with Mushroom Sauce Serve broiled porterhouse steak with Mushroom Sauce. porterhouse steak with Tomato and Mushroom Sauce Serve broiled ..."

2. A Dictionary of Slang, Jargon & Cant: Embracing English, American, and Anglo by Albert Barrère, Charles Godfrey Leland (1890)
"porterhouse steak (American), a large steak with a small bone. Porter's knot (common), the large bob of hair at the back of the head worn by women in 1866. ..."

3. An American Glossary by Richard Hopwood Thornton (1912)
"porterhouse steak. A cut between the tenderloin and the sirloin. 1843 I guess I'll take a small porter house steak without the bone. ..."

4. Lessons in Cookery by Frances Elizabeth Stewart (1918)
"The T-bone is typical of porterhouse steaks; club steaks, as well as the last regular porterhouse steak, are partial exceptions in that the bones in them ..."

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