poor boy

poor boy

noun
Southern U.S. (chiefly Gulf States) . a hero sandwich.

Origin:
1875–80, Americanism


See hero sandwich.
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poor boy

noun
a large sandwich made of a long crusty roll split lengthwise and filled with meats and cheese (and tomato and onion and lettuce and condiments); different names are used in different sections of the United States 
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