T-bone

[ tee-bohn ]
/ ˈtiˌboʊn /

noun

a T-bone steak, a choice piece of beef with a conspicuous T-shaped bone.

verb (used with object), T-boned, T-bon·ing.

Informal to crash into the side of (a motor vehicle): The driver of the SUV drove through a red light and T-boned a city bus.

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Origin of T-bone

From the shape of the letter T + bone; def. 1 was first recorded in 1930–35; def. 2 in 1965–70.

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