Origin of frankfurter
Definition for frankfurter (2 of 2)
Examples from the Web for frankfurter
With no disrespect intended to the frankfurter industry, our overly imaginative minds find those numbers sort of mildly alarming.
There wont be a frankfurter left to tell the tale, Harry said; this peaceful land will run red with red lemonade.Roy Blakeley's Motor Caravan|Percy Keese Fitzhugh
I once perceived Dominick, in the height of the balloon season, with a frankfurter balloon, a shape then new.Life's Minor Collisions|Frances Warner
Maybe a person might get to be a millionaire just starting with a frankfurter, you never can tell.Pee-wee Harris|Percy Keese Fitzhugh
British Dictionary definitions for frankfurter (1 of 2)
Word Origin for frankfurter
British Dictionary definitions for frankfurter (2 of 2)
Word Origin and History for frankfurter
"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from German Frankfurter "of Frankfurt," because a smoked-beef-and-pork sausage somewhat like a U.S. hot dog was originally made in Germany, where it was associated with the city of Frankfurt am Main (literally "ford of the Franks on the River Main").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.