• WordNet 3.6
    • n porterhouse large steak from the thick end of the short loin containing a T-shaped bone and large piece of tenderloin
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Webster's Revised Unabridged Dictionary
    • n Porterhouse A house where porter is sold.
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Century Dictionary and Cyclopedia
    • n porterhouse 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.
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In literature:

I get the automobiles, and the porterhouse steaks, and the soft beds.
"Burning Daylight" by Jack London
Let's have some more of that concentrated porterhouse steak of yours, Ned.
"Tom Swift and his War Tank" by Victor Appleton
And next fall, when shipping starts, you'll think you're seeing raw porterhouse steaks for the whole world.
"The Lure of the Dim Trails" by by (AKA B. M. Sinclair) B. M. Bower
I want porterhouse and a stomach that can bite sole-leather.
"The Valley of the Moon" by Jack London
I did not trouble Kennedy with questions, for I was only too glad when he consented to take a brisk walk and join me in a thick porterhouse.
"The Silent Bullet" by Arthur B. Reeve
O'Connor had a porterhouse steak look in his eye.
"Rolling Stones" by O. Henry
And we've got a caribou porterhouse two inches thick waiting for us.
"God's Country--And the Woman" by James Oliver Curwood
This is obtained by cutting a porterhouse steak rather thick.
"Woman's Institute Library of Cookery, Vol. 3" by Woman's Institute of Domestic Arts and Sciences
The best pieces for steak are the porterhouse, sirloin and rump.
"The Whitehouse Cookbook (1887)" by Mrs. F.L. Gillette
He reminded the parlor that there had been Porterhouse the last time.
"Queed" by Henry Sydnor Harrison

In news:

The 32 oz pork porterhouse @ Au Cheval could probably feed the cast of Hunger Games.
The dry-aged porterhouse served at FireLake restaurant is marked with grill hashes and flecked with spices and herbs.
If the measure of a steakhouse can be taken from one item, that item is the porterhouse.
Grilled Pork Porterhouse With an Apple-Maple-Ginger Sauce.
Established in 1996 by cousins Liam LaHart and Oliver Hughes, The Porterhouse was actually both the second bar and second brewery for the pair, even though it was Dublin's first modern brewpub.
ON grills throughout this region, fresh tuna steaks now often replace the T-bone and porterhouse variety.
2 to 4 well-trimmed beef T-Bone or Porterhouse steaks, cut 1 inch thick (about 2 to 4 pounds) Salt.
Porterhouse T-bone at Vito's Chophouse on International Drive in Orlando.
Available cuts include the filet mignon, Porterhouse, and cowboy rib-eye.
The porterhouse for two at J. Michaels Tuscan The porterhouse for two at J.
Available in four varieties — beef, grilled chicken, filet mignon and porterhouse steak — the new line provides dogs with the taste of Cesar that they know and love.
You can also try this recipe with different cuts of meat: strip, T-bone, porterhouse, or tenderloin.
A Porterhouse at Peter Luger.
1 porterhouse steak (2 to 2 1/4 inches thick).
From New York to San Francisco, Porterhouse to Philly Cheesesteak, John Mariani compiles a definitive list of the twenty best steaks in America.