from The American Heritage® Dictionary of the English Language, 4th Edition
- n. Gulf Coast U.S. See submarine. See Regional Note at submarine.
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- n. Used other than as an idiom: see poor, boy.
- n. A submarine sandwich.
from WordNet 3.0 Copyright 2006 by Princeton University. All rights reserved.
- n. a large sandwich made of a long crusty roll split lengthwise and filled with meats and cheese (and tomato and onion and lettuce and condiments); different names are used in different sections of the United States
Probably from French pour bois, for a drink; see pourboire.(American Heritage® Dictionary of the English Language, Fourth Edition)