Definition of Sandwich

1. Noun. Two (or more) slices of bread with a filling between them.




2. Verb. Make into a sandwich.

3. Verb. Insert or squeeze tightly between two people or objects. "She was sandwiched in her airplane seat between two fat men"
Generic synonyms: Enter, Infix, Insert, Introduce

Definition of Sandwich

1. n. Two pieces of bread and butter with a thin slice of meat, cheese, or the like, between them.

2. v. t. To make into a sandwich; also, figuratively, to insert between portions of something dissimilar; to form of alternate parts or things, or alternating layers of a different nature; to interlard.

Definition of Sandwich

1. Proper noun. a town in Kent, south-east England, one of the historic Cinque Ports ¹

2. Proper noun. an English habitational surname originating from this town ¹

3. Proper noun. one of several younger towns named after the town in Kent or after a person bearing the surname: ¹

4. Noun. A snack formed of various ingredients between two slices of bread ¹

5. Noun. An open sandwich ¹

6. Noun. Any combination formed by layering material of one type between two layers of material of another type ¹

7. Verb. To place one item between two other, usually flat, items ¹

8. Verb. (figuratively) To put or set something between two others, in time. ¹

9. Adjective. (American English) Of a meal or serving size that is smaller than a dinner. ¹

¹ Source: wiktionary.com

Definition of Sandwich

1. to place between two layers or objects [v -ED, -ING, -ES]

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Lexicographical Neighbors of Sandwich

sandshoes
sandsoap
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sandspit
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sandstone
sandstones
sandstorm
sandstorms
sandthorn
sandthorns
sandtrap
sandtraps
sandwich (current term)
sandwich boards
sandwich coin
sandwich compound
sandwich compounds
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sandwich generations
sandwich plate
sandwich sign
sandwichboard
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Literary usage of Sandwich

Below you will find example usage of this term as found in modern and/or classical literature:

1. Dictionary of National Biography by LESLIE. STEPHEN (1897)
"Shortly before Easter 12(il> Ott.ibon formally suspended sandwich, who soon afterwards went abroad to the pope. sandwich was detained at the Roman curia for ..."

2. Towns of New England and Old England, Ireland and Scotland: ... Connecting by Allan Forbes (1920)
"sandwich, MASSACHUSETTS IN 1900 the late Col. Charles L'. Norton of our sandwich visited the town of the same name in England from which our Cape town got ..."

3. Great Britain: Handbook for Travellers by Karl Baedeker (Firm) (1906)
"Q Elizabeth visited the town in 1072, and the house she occupied is poi out in Strand Street. To the SK of sandwich are excellent ..."

4. The Works of Charles Sumner by Charles Sumner (1876)
"But, strong as is my desire, I am not able to see how the line to Japan can be advantageously held to turn aside and stop at the sandwich Islands. ..."

5. The Works of Daniel Webster by Daniel Webster, Edward Everett (1851)
"CHINA AND THE sandwich ISLANDS. Message from the President of the United States, on (he Subject of the Trade and Commerce of the United Slates with the ..."

6. The Gentleman's Magazine (1817)
"852, sandwich pillaged and Canterbury destroyed by the Danes. 851, at sandwich, Danes defeated and nine of their ships taken by Athelstan. ..."

7. The Works of Daniel Webster by Daniel Webster, Edward Everett (1851)
"CHINA AND THE sandwich ISLANDS. Message from the President of the United Stales, on the Subject of the Trade and Commerce of the United Stales with the ..."

8. Dictionary of National Biography by LESLIE. STEPHEN (1897)
"Shortly before Easter 12(il> Ott.ibon formally suspended sandwich, who soon afterwards went abroad to the pope. sandwich was detained at the Roman curia for ..."

9. Towns of New England and Old England, Ireland and Scotland: ... Connecting by Allan Forbes (1920)
"sandwich, MASSACHUSETTS IN 1900 the late Col. Charles L'. Norton of our sandwich visited the town of the same name in England from which our Cape town got ..."

10. Great Britain: Handbook for Travellers by Karl Baedeker (Firm) (1906)
"Q Elizabeth visited the town in 1072, and the house she occupied is poi out in Strand Street. To the SK of sandwich are excellent ..."

11. The Works of Charles Sumner by Charles Sumner (1876)
"But, strong as is my desire, I am not able to see how the line to Japan can be advantageously held to turn aside and stop at the sandwich Islands. ..."

12. The Works of Daniel Webster by Daniel Webster, Edward Everett (1851)
"CHINA AND THE sandwich ISLANDS. Message from the President of the United States, on (he Subject of the Trade and Commerce of the United Slates with the ..."

13. The Gentleman's Magazine (1817)
"852, sandwich pillaged and Canterbury destroyed by the Danes. 851, at sandwich, Danes defeated and nine of their ships taken by Athelstan. ..."

14. The Works of Daniel Webster by Daniel Webster, Edward Everett (1851)
"CHINA AND THE sandwich ISLANDS. Message from the President of the United Stales, on the Subject of the Trade and Commerce of the United Stales with the ..."

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