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dagwood

A very tall, multi-tiered sandwich with many fillings. In Chic Young's comic strip Blondie, the character Dagwood often makes such sandwiches. Just once I want to make myself a real dagwood—with eight layers of bread and cheese and salami and lettuce and tomatoes and pickles.

dagwood sandwich

A very tall, multi-tiered sandwich with many fillings. In Chic Young's comic strip Blondie, the character Dagwood often makes such sandwiches. Just once I want to make myself a real dagwood sandwich—with eight layers of bread and cheese and salami and lettuce and tomatoes and pickles.
See also: dagwood, sandwich
Farlex Dictionary of Idioms. © 2015 Farlex, Inc, all rights reserved.

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
McGraw-Hill's Dictionary of American Slang and Colloquial Expressions Copyright © 2006 by The McGraw-Hill Companies, Inc. All rights reserved.
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To give one example, the familiar horizontal stripes are now loose and messy, and they have been stacked--as in Winter Surf, San Francisco, 2006, or Surfing on Acid, 2005--to make thick wet Dagwoods of color.
Waffles/Tony's Cakery, Bloomington; Le France Cafe, Lombard; Midnight Mac and Cheeserie, Chicago; Warm Belly Bakery, Chicago; My Little Pastry Shops, Hanover Park; Oferenda, Westchester; Paris Bistro, Bellwood; Ben's BBQ, Chicago; Pain de Chicago, Joliet; CheSa's Gluten Free Food Truck, Chicago; Dagwoods, Roselle; and So Forking Good, Palos Park.
Based on 76 year history of Blondie and Dagwood comic strip.
Of his paintings showing Blondie and Dagwood in an empty house he said: "It is really my house when I was little.