[pawr-ter-hous, pohr-] /ˈpɔr tərˌhaʊs, ˈpoʊr-/
noun, plural porterhouses
[pawr-ter-hou-siz, pohr- for 1;pawr-ter-hou-ziz, pohr- for 2] /ˈpɔr tərˌhaʊ sɪz, ˈpoʊr- for 1;ˈpɔr tərˌhaʊ zɪz, ˈpoʊr- for 2/ (Show IPA)
Also called porterhouse steak. a choice cut of beef from between the prime ribs and the sirloin.
Archaic. a house at which and other liquors are retailed.
Also called porterhouse steak. a thick choice steak of beef cut from the middle ribs or sirloin
(formerly) a place in which porter, beer, etc, and sometimes chops and steaks, were served
also porter-house, “restaurant or chophouse where porter is served,” 1754, from porter (n.3) + house (n.). Porterhouse steak (1841) is said to be from a particular establishment in New York City.
[pawr-ter-vil, pohr-] /ˈpɔr tərˌvɪl, ˈpoʊr-/ noun 1. a town in central California.
[pawrt, pohrt] /pɔrt, poʊrt/ noun 1. the left-hand side of a vessel or aircraft, facing forward. adjective 2. pertaining to or designating port. 3. located on the left side of a vessel or aircraft. verb (used with or without object) 4. to turn or shift to the port, or left, side. /pɔːt/ noun 1. a […]
[French pawr-tey-tyen] /French pɔr teɪˈtyɛn/ noun 1. former name of .
/ˈpɔːtˌfaɪə/ noun 1. (formerly) a slow-burning fuse used for firing rockets and fireworks and, in mining, for igniting explosives