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Felix frankfurter

[frangk-fer-ter] /ˈfræŋk fər tər/

Felix, 1882–1965, U.S. jurist, born in Austria: associate justice of the U.S. Supreme Court 1939–62.
a light brown smoked sausage, made of finely minced pork or beef, often served in a bread roll
an inhabitant or native of Frankfurt

“hot dog,” 1894, American English, from German Frankfurter “of Frankfurt,” because a smoked-beef-and-pork sausage somewhat like a U.S. hot dog was originally made in Germany, where it was associated with the city of Frankfurt am Main (literally “ford of the Franks on the River Main”). Attested from 1877 as Frankfort sausage.


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