porterhouse

porterhouse
porterhouse [pôr′tər hous΄]
n.
1. Historical a place where beer and porter (and sometimes steaks and chops) are served
2. [said to be so named as a specialty at a former New York porterhouse] a choice cut of beef from the loin just before the sirloin: in full porterhouse steak

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  • porterhouse — noun a) A public house where porter was sold; often also served steaks, chops etc b) 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 …   Wiktionary

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  • Porterhouse Brewery — The Porterhouse Brewing Company is a chain of public houses in Ireland and London, England. It was founded in 1989 by Liam La Hart and Oliver Hughes and now has 5 premises.HistoryIreland has traditionally had a long history of brewing. At the… …   Wikipedia

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