Definitions for dagwood sandwichˈdæg wʊd
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Dag′wood sand`wichˈdæg wʊd(n.)
a multilayered sandwich.
Origin of Dagwood sandwich:
after Dagwood Bumstead, a character in the comic strip Blondie
A Dagwood is a tall, multi-layered sandwich made with a variety of meats, cheeses and condiments. It was named after Dagwood Bumstead, a central character in the comic strip Blondie, who is frequently illustrated making enormous sandwiches. According to Blondie scripter Dean Young, his father, Chic Young, began drawing the huge sandwiches in the comic strip during 1936.
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