Definitions

from The American Heritage® Dictionary of the English Language, 4th Edition

  • A municipal borough of southeast England north of Dover. One of the original Cinque Ports, it is now a resort and market center. Population: 4,227.

from Wiktionary, Creative Commons Attribution/Share-Alike License

  • proper n. a town in Kent, south-east England, one of the historic Cinque Ports
  • proper n. an English habitational surname originating from this town
  • proper n. one of several younger towns named after the town in Kent or after a person bearing the surname:

Etymologies

The family name is from Old English Sandwic├Ž, a place in Kent, lit. "sandy harbor." (Wiktionary)

Examples

  • SANDWICH - Police are searching for the driver of a car that struck a teenage boy on his bike in Sandwich on Sunday.

    News

  • William Lynch of Virginia, who led a campaign for capital punishment; dunce, from John Duns Scotus, a medieval philosopher - and anything but a dunce; tawdry, from St. Audrey's lace sold at Ely; volt, from Alessandro Volta; sandwich, from the Earl of Sandwich, who was too busy gambling to eat a formal meal.

    The Daily News - News

  • SANDWICH - A Mashpee man was arrested last night after he led Mashpee and Sandwich police on a low-speed chase that ended when he collided with a police cruiser, Sandwich police said.

    Home - BostonHerald.com

  • (SANDWICH) - Sandwich resident and Republican state Representative Jeffrey Davis Perry announced today that he is seriously considering a campaign for the US House of Representatives in the 10th Congressional District this year.

    Red Mass Group - Front Page

  • SANDWICH - A power outage caused by strong winds left about 1,400 ComEd customers in Sandwich without power Saturday morning.

    News

  • SANDWICH - A second-floor fire caused an evacuation Saturday evening at the Timber Creek Inn and Suites in Sandwich.

    News

  • SANDWICH - Cindy Fox has been named the new manager of the Emergency Department at Valley West Community Hospital in Sandwich.

    News

  • (SANDWICH) - Sandwich resident and Republican state Representative

    CapeCodToday Blog Chowder

  • 1762 The sandwich is created as gambler John Montagu, 4th Earl of Sandwich, calls for his dinner to be put between two slices of bread so he can continue his card game with one hand and eat with the other.

    Archive 2007-11-01

  • The Eggplant Caponata Sandwich is my entry to Anupama's Picnic Food Event.

    Archive 2007-08-01

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