Salisbury steak

Salisbury steak

noun
ground beef, sometimes mixed with other foods, shaped like a hamburger patty and broiled or fried, often garnished or served with a sauce.

Origin:
1895–1900, Americanism; named after J. H. Salisbury (1823–1905), U.S. dietitian, who promoted the eating of such steaks

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Salisbury steak
1897, from J.H. Salisbury (1823-1905), U.S. physician and food specialist, who promoted it. Incorrect use for "hamburger" traces to World War I and the deliberate attempt to purify Amer.Eng. of Ger. loan words.
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