Definitions

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

Etymologies

porter +‎ house (Wiktionary)

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