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dagwood (sandwich)

(ˈdægwʊd...)
n. a tall sandwich with many layers of food. (From the comic strip character Dagwood by Chick Young.) I really like to make an old-fashioned dagwood sandwich every now and then.
See also: dagwood, sandwich

dagwood

verb
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THE NEXT DAY, I GREEDILY RECLAIM DAGWOOD, and after a while, I'm not even holding his lead.
Nobody would be willing to accuse Li'l Abner of being a Communist because he thought by killing the Shmoo people could go back to working hard, paying taxes, and being terrified of war; nor would they fault Dagwood Bumstead for hating his boss.
All that's left is to determine the theme of your sandwich and if it will be piled high like a Dagwood or made thin as paper like an Italian panini.
Blondie and Dagwood, celebrating their 75th anniversary in the comics, make room for a score of houseguests from comicdom.
The shining dawn: Dave plays with puppies, builds Dagwood sandwiches for his bodyguard and makes nice with the fed-up first lady.
Three of the fleet bear the names of local 'heroes' - comics Larry Grayson and Dagwood Hadley, and famous novelist George Eliot.
The postfeminist Papa Bear [Start Berenstain of the Berenstain Bears] is the Alan Alda of Grizzlies, a wimp so passive and fumbling he makes Dagwood Bumstead look like Batman.
You turn to look for Dagwood because you know he will be there.
The couple in Bewitched owed more to comic strip's Dagwood and Blondie than March and Lake, with Dick York (later Dick Sargent) as advertising man Darrin Stephens forever trying to stay ahead in the New York rat race.
It's hard to argue that Huey really belongs next to Beetle Bailey and Dagwood.
For the Dagwood Slider: Season patties with salt and pepper to taste.
Technological man is either a specialist-savant like Sherlock Holmes or an emasculated drone like Dagwood Bumstead, according to McLuhan.
Dagwood Bumstead, the Wizard of Id, and Ziggy refused to comment.
General Manager Ralph Burgin says the towering, overflowing, Dagwood Bumstead-style sandwich lacks appeal for his patrons, so the restaurant's swordfish BLT with apple-smoked bacon and roasted garlic mayonnaise is designed for mess-free consumption.
The structure of the novel is architectural, and Fleming builds a postmodern sandwich that even Dagwood could admire.