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sub (sandwich)

A sandwich served on a long roll of bread, typically six inches to several feet in length, filled with a variety of ingredients including meat, cheese, and vegetables. Primarily heard in US. This restaurant across the road from our office makes the best sub sandwich in the city. I've gotten to where I go there two or three times a week for lunch. I'm ordering a few four-foot subs for the party this weekend, so if you have any food allergies, let me know before tomorrow.
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sub

verb

sub

1. n. a substitute. I was a sub in the school system for a while.
2. in. to serve as a temporary replacement. I subbed for Mary in a couple of games.
3. n. a submarine. I was aboard a sub for twenty minutes—and that was at Disney World.
4. Go to submarine (sense 1).
5. n. a subscription, as to a magazine. I got a sub to a computer magazine for my birthday.
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The always-innovative "HT" - which operates locations in North Carolina, South Carolina, Virginia, Georgia, Tennessee, Florida, Maryland, Delaware and the District of Columbia - further sweetens the deal with a $4.99 Signature Sub Sandwich lunch pack that features a "half-Heyer" (named for Washington Redskins offensive tackle Stephon Heyer) and a choice of one Chocolate Chunk, Macadamia Nut, Oatmeal Raisin or Cranberry Nut Cookie.
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(This offer excludes Boots Shapers and American Sub sandwiches).
Best known for toasting its signature sub sandwiches, Quiznos Sub continues to increase development in the upscale sandwich category.