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rib eye

or rib-eye

a large beefsteak cut from the outer, or eye, side of the ribs.
Also called rib-eye steak.
Origin of rib eye
First recorded in 1925-30 Unabridged
Based on the Random House Dictionary, © Random House, Inc. 2018.
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Contemporary definitions for rib-eye steak

a tender beef steak from the outer side of the rib section; also written rib eye steak , ribeye steak , also called rib steak , Delmonico steak

Word Origin

from the 'eye' of the prime rib

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Slang definitions & phrases for rib-eye steak



A run batted in; rbi: had two other big ribbies/ Brandon had two homers and seven rib-eye steaks (RBI) (first forms baseball 1960s+, third 1990s+)

The Dictionary of American Slang, Fourth Edition by Barbara Ann Kipfer, PhD. and Robert L. Chapman, Ph.D.
Copyright (C) 2007 by HarperCollins Publishers.
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