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Topic: FOOD

Date: 1400-1500
Language: Old Norse
Origin: steik

steak

noun
     
steak
1 [uncountable and countable]DF good quality beef, or a large thick piece of any good quality red meat
2

cod/salmon/tuna etc steak

DF a large thick piece of fish
3 [uncountable] British EnglishDF beef that is not of very good quality and is used in making casseroles etc
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