American Heritage® Dictionary of the English Language, Fourth Edition
- n. A slice of meat, typically beef, usually cut thick and across the muscle grain and served broiled or fried.
- n. A thick slice of a large fish cut across the body.
- n. A patty of ground meat broiled or fried.
Century Dictionary and Cyclopedia
- n. A slice of flesh, as beef, pork, venison, or halibut, broiled or fried, or cut for broiling or frying.
- n. A slash or panel in a garment.
- n. A slice of beef, broiled or cut for broiling.
- n. By extension, a slice of meat of other large animals; as venison steak, bear steak, pork steak, turtle steak.
GNU Webster's 1913
- n. A slice of beef, broiled, or cut for broiling; -- also extended to the meat of other large animals.
- n. a slice of meat cut from the fleshy part of an animal or large fish
- From Old Norse steik ("roast"). (Wiktionary)
- Middle English steike, from Old Norse steik; see steig- in Indo-European roots. (American Heritage® Dictionary of the English Language, Fourth Edition)
“Sometimes this steak is wrongly called a club steak, but no confusion will result if it is remembered that a _club steak_ is a porterhouse steak that has most of the bone and the flank end, or "tail," removed.”
“Hope you find that little restaurant in downtown Paree where the steak is almost twitching and the sauce says "heaven can wait".”
“Ginny told funny stories about the tedium of her training that day, Chris regaled them with bus commute anecdotes, and Gillam, sitting next to Myra, kept making her smile with his repeated "This steak is my most favorite, Mama.”
“She was flummoxed by the menu, and finally ordered steak au poivre probably because she recognized the word steak, and when it came asked the waiter for ketchup.”
“Can't Post | Private Reply back in alberta where all steak is prime, i always waited for the steak sale when the meat reverted back to it's natural colour and got it for half price-SNORK”
“Last night I ate the most delicious home raised beef sirloin steak I have ever made.”
“Wake up and smell the BBQ steak from the billboard”
“So a steak is nothing more than an efficient mechanism of delivering vegetables to your system.”
“Dr. Ross points out, "First they refer to pastries as a 'bad' breakfast, and then they call steak and eggs 'unhealthy'-but putting those foods in the same category is ridiculous.”
“Hmmm. The New York Times Style section just did an article on how it's cool to like red-meat or something, that men love a woman who loves a big steak, which is true of course, if you're an anemic, spindly dishwater blond type ...”
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