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
If you prefer fish — and a fish that looks like a steak — get the monkfish porterhouse, which is wrapped in pancetta that keeps the flesh moist.
He ordered the 48-ounce porterhouse, which is a very big, but not gargantuan steak.
Tapas-style appetizers are followed by dishes such as porterhouse pork chop in apple sauce or grilled all pasture fed steak.
April 16, 2010, 12: 55 pm unlawyer says: porterhouse: In order to be African-American one must have at least one parent that is African-American.
April 16, 2010, 6: 43 pm porterhouse says: pchuck:
April 16, 2010, 1: 54 pm porterhouse says: unlawyer:
March 13, 2010, 11: 46 pm porterhouse says: badlaw: Perhaps this is something only religious people can understand, but theism =/= religion.
Nobody Really says: porterhouse: If the draft is constitutional, then the mandate is probably constitutional.
May 20, 2010, 8: 42 pm cboldt says: porterhouse: — clearly the 2nd Amendment (as interpreted by a strict constructionist jurist) would allow the states to deny anybody the ability to keep and bear arms, because it is a federalism provision just like the Electoral College.
May 21, 2010, 4: 56 pm cboldt says: porterhouse: — the Federal government cannot just conscript every person in the United States without an action by Congress.