Origin of steak
Examples from the Web for steak
The lobster is taken away and a steak, something he considers edible, is provided.Alfred Hitchcock’s Fade to Black: The Great Director’s Final Days|David Freeman|December 13, 2014|DAILY BEAST
Such dry reasoning was unsettlingly common with the student contingent at the steak fry.The Coronation That Wants to Be a Movement: Scenes From Hillary’s Iowa Steak Fry|Ana Marie Cox|September 15, 2014|DAILY BEAST
Speaking to the Post, he joked about going out to dinner and pushing his plate aside after eating only a third of his steak.Chris Christie’s Weight Loss: The Lap-Band Procedure Explained|Lizzie Crocker|May 8, 2013|DAILY BEAST
Interestingly, this only happened to frequent meat eaters; vegans who ate a steak did not show elevated blood-levels of TMAO.
Characters are constantly glancing up from their oysters, or fretting about their steak being overcooked.American Dreams, 1923: Black Oxen by Gertrude Atherton|Nathaniel Rich|March 28, 2013|DAILY BEAST
Squatting around the glowing coals, they filled their plates with steak, potatoes and generous helpings of carrots.Dan Carter and the River Camp|Mildred A. Wirt
Some people like their steak rare, some medium rare, and some well done.
Cover closely, and cook two hours, or less if the steak is tender, stirring now and then to prevent scorching.The Easiest Way in Housekeeping and Cooking|Helen Campbell
Remove the steak from paper when it comes from market and lay it flat on meat board, sprinkle with salt and pepper.Fifty-Two Sunday Dinners|Elizabeth O. Hiller
"Especially when you have had a hand in getting the steak," laughed Walter.The Pony Rider Boys in Louisiana|Frank Gee Patchin
British Dictionary definitions for steak
Word Origin for steak
Word Origin and History for steak
mid-15c., "thick slice of meat cut for roasting," probably from Old Norse steik "roast meat," cognate with steikja "to roast on a spit," and ultimately "something stuck" (on a spit); related to stick (v.).