from The American Heritage® Dictionary of the English Language, 4th Edition
- n. A cut of beef taken from the thick end of the short loin, having a T-bone and a sizable piece of tenderloin. Also called porterhouse steak.
- n. Archaic An alehouse or chophouse.
from Wiktionary, Creative Commons Attribution/Share-Alike License
- n. A public house where porter was sold; often also served steaks, chops etc
- n. A cut of beef taken from the thick end of the short loin; it has a T-shaped bone and a large piece of tenderloin; a porterhouse steak
from the GNU version of the Collaborative International Dictionary of English
- n. A house where porter is sold.
from The Century Dictionary and Cyclopedia
- n. A house at which porter, ale, and other malt liquors are retailed; an ale-house; also, such a house at which steaks, chops, etc., are served up; a chop-house.
from WordNet 3.0 Copyright 2006 by Princeton University. All rights reserved.
- n. large steak from the thick end of the short loin containing a T-shaped bone and large piece of tenderloin
porter + house (Wiktionary)