porterhouse definition

  • noun:
    • A cut of meat taken from the dense end for the quick loin, having a T-bone and a big little bit of tenderloin. Also called porterhouse steak.
    • Archaic An alehouse or chophouse.
    • A public residence where porter had been offered; often in addition served steaks, chops etc
    • A cut of beef taken from the thick end of this short loin; it has a T-shaped bone tissue and a big piece of tenderloin; a porterhouse steak
    • a property in which porter is sold.
    • a residence of which porter, ale, alongside malt liquors tend to be retailed; an ale-house; in addition, such a house of which steaks, chops, etc., tend to be supported up; a chop-house.
    • huge steak from the thick end associated with the brief loin containing a T-shaped bone tissue and large bit of tenderloin

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